The 76ers issued a statement Sunday night, in response to the passing of Philadelphia basketball legend and La Salle star Tom Gola
. Here it is in full:
"On behalf of the entire Philadelphia 76ers
organization, we are deeply saddened to learn of the unfortunate passing of La
Salle basketball legend Tom Gola," said Sixers Chief Executive Officer Scott
O'Neil. "Tom will always be fondly remembered for his dedication to
this city and as an icon for his accomplishments both on and off the court.
"We extend our deepest sympathies to his wife,
Caroline, and the entire Gola family during this difficult time."
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