Reaction Paper 1.Dox

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My reaction paper is on a game that I went to see with my son at the Wells Fargo Center between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Milwaukee Bucks on fan appreciation night. The night started off great when I placed a phone call to a former high school teammate and friend who is a Philadelphia Traffic policeman. He informed me that if I put his name and traffic on a piece of paper on my dash board that I could park alongside the Xffinity center on the street. Nice, that saved me $20 and along walk. Well after a short walk we were in the building and headed to the ticket takers, where we were checked for bombs and weapons. I am ok with any extra security that is needed to ensure a safe environment for a contest. We were greeted by a 76ers employee who gave us a cheap 76ers key chain that lit up when pressed. So much for fan appreciation, we made our way to our lower level seats. I was impressed with this because my son purchased them for $20 a piece form a friend that could not use them. I was sure we were going to be in the nose bleed seats but we were 14 rows of the floor. Once we were seated I got to observe the arena and all that was going on. First of all I noticed the dance team and how they were performing, then I noticed as I always do is the operation of the 76ers staff preparing for the game. They make sure that all the preferred or high profile season ticket holders are taken care of and that all the media and scouts have what they need. I am familiar with this procedure having worked as the film coordinator for the 76ers and also as a scout for the Orlando Magic. We were seated right by the local TV and radio booth and we were greeted by Marc Zomoff and Malik Rose as they came from the floor up to their booth. Man that Malik Rose is a large man. The 76ers put a great pre- game show with the trampoline dunkers and a rousing rendition of the Star Spangled Banner and then the game started. The game was a typical NBA late season game with not a lot of energy...
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