The Sixers returned to Staples Center Tuesday night to take on the surging Lakers without 3 of their starters.
Free-agent CB Byron Jones will be one of the most sought after players when free agency begins. The Eagles will be one of the most aggressive pursuers of his services, per Eagles Insider Adam Caplan of “Inside The Birds.”
Shake Milton single-handedly kept the Sixers competitive throughout. He picked up right where he left off the last two games, scoring 39 points on 14/20 shooting and going 7/9 from deep.
Per Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today Sports, the 76ers may shop around Al Horford this offseason if they can net some shooters in return.
Tobias Harris and the Sixers avoided further turmoil tonight with a home win against the lowly Knicks. After the embarrassing loss at Cleveland the night prior, somebody had to step up and steer this team back on course without their two All-Stars.
The Sixers got ran off the floor by a 16-win Cavs team where Kevin Love only had 13 points. Even without Ben & Joel, your combined $289M players should be able to win.
Markelle coming out of Washington was the ideal fit for the Sixers. He could shoot, get to the rim at will and didn’t need to be ball-dominant to be effective.
In regards to Ben Simmons and his back injury, we are all hoping for the best-case scenario.
With the daunting Ben Simmons news just minutes before the game, the Sixers had to gather themselves to face Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks.
With uncertainty surrounding the length of Ben Simmons’ absence, the Sixers will have to attempt to make up the production that he provides.