On This Date In NBA History: December 20, Royal Ivey Was Born


Oct 22, 2012; Syracuse, NY, USA; Philadelphia 76ers point guard Royal Ivey (7) dribbles the ball up court during the third quarter against the New York Knicks at the Carrier Dome. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

1981 – Happy 31st birthday to Philadelphia 76ers point guard Royal Ivey (@ROYALTIVEY) who is in his ninth season in the NBA. After the Atlanta Hawks drafted him 37th overall in the 2004 Draft, he started 89 games for them. For the second half of Ivey’s career, he has contributed minutes as a backup for the 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks and Oklahoma City Thunder.

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