The Sixers have been more competitive on the defensive glass since the All-Star break, but still suffer from too many defensive breakdowns.
The Sixers are humming right along, winners of six straight games, seven of their last eight, and 12 of their last 15, despite playing some of the best competition that the league has to offer. In fact, since January 25th the Sixers have beaten the Denver Nuggets (#1 seed in
Likes and Dislikes: James Harden's pick-and-roll playmaking, and his struggles to create space off the dribble
In this week's Likes and Dislikes column, we dive into the duality of the James Harden / Joel Embiid pick-and-roll, and what happens when teams are able to switch it.
In this week's Likes and Dislikes column we take a look at the incredible jump Tyrese Maxey has made as a scorer, and dive into why the Sixers frequently struggle defending in transition.
With the Ben Simmons circus rolling into town, let's do something wild and talk about stuff on the basketball court, with some early takeaways from the start of the James Harden era in Philly.
Two likes, and two "dislikes", to the start of the James Harden era in Philly. From Embiid as a roll man to Tobias Harris' struggles, we dive deep on some early impressions of the new-look Sixers.
Why can't the Sixers solve the riddle of the mythical zone defense? How bad does their offense crater when teams deploy it? That, and more, in this week in review.