Word out of Philly today that the old Spectrum is slated to be torn down in months to come. Home of the Russianator's beloved Sixers the Spectrum also hosted Villanova basketball, NCAA Regionals and two epic Creed-Balboa fights.
Quick aside, why wasn't there a third fight between the two? I mean Apollo Creed lost by 1 second....the money alone would have made a third fight a given.
My Cuse memories of the Spectrum include that really bad old buzzer and Conrad McRae's turnaround jumper to beat the Wildcats.
If it was anyone's house, the Spectrum belonged to Doctor J. Enjoy a compilation of his dunks here. At #1 on that list was one of the best in-game dunks of all-time: