PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A scheduled game between the Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers was postponed Wednesday night by the NBA because of condensation on the court at the Wells Fargo Center.
The game, which was slated to start at 7 p.m., was called off at 8:03 p.m. A makeup date was not immediately announced.
The Philadelphia Flyers hosted an NHL game at the arena Tuesday night and the ice surface remained under the basketball court — standard procedure at the Wells Fargo Center. However, Wednesday was an unseasonably warm, humid day for late November in Philadelphia, and it likely affected the surface.
“With our ice surface, sometimes humidity is our biggest opponent when we prepare for a game,” said John Page, president of the Wells Fargo Center complex. “We’ve never had an issue before, but we need to make sure we don’t have this issue again.”
Sacramento center DeMarcus Cousins said players noticed the court was slippery at Wednesday morning’s shoot around. By pregame…