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.
Impressive defensive performances against the Celtics and Heat capped off another strong week for the Sixers, who now sit at 25-17 on the season, good for 5th place in the Eastern Conference.
With the trade deadline now just a month away, the rumor mill has started to pick up. Atlanta has reportedly joined the fray as a potential Ben Simmons destination, and De'Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton are reportedly no longer untouchable.
At 19-16, the Sixers have avoided catastrophe, have most of their key players available to play and now have an easy schedule leading up to the February 10th trade deadline. They're in an okay spot.
The Ben Simmons trade market is reportedly heating up. What does that mean for the Sixers, and does that mean a trade is likely to occur in the coming weeks?