Philadelphia seeks two-game sweep over Charlotte

At 5-1, the Sixers are the only 1-decline workforce in the league and sit alone atop the Japanese Convention, with all the items of Daryl Morey’s reconfigured roster showing up to have clicked into position. Philadelphia has seemed especially dominant the previous two video games, capturing 45 per cent from 3 with 15 and 16 made triples, respectively. The “we absolutely require to trade for James Harden” speak has momentarily quieted among the the fan foundation. Is this what it’s like to be delighted about a sports workforce in Philadelphia? I consider I like it.

Now, the identical two teams from Saturday night time will take the very same ground at the Wells Fargo Middle, section of the league’s new scheduling initiative to restrict disparate legs of journey with the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing. Philadelphia never looked in danger of falling to defeat in the opener of this two-video game established, not only sinking just about every shot in sight, but possessing a made the decision benefit on the inside. Anytime Bismack Biyombo was out of the video game, the Hornets went quite tiny, striving a zone protection and some other gimmicks. Charlotte could be in even a lot more of a bind tonight if the bruised thumb P.J. Washington experienced Saturday results in him to overlook tonight’s contest.

In this article are some other Sixers rapid-hearth stats (as of 1/3/21):

  • Ben Simmons grew to become the 8 player in the NBA to record a triple-double Saturday.
  • Simmons’ 7.2 helps per activity are tied for 10th in the league.
  • Joel Embiid’s 4 double-doubles are tied for seventh in the league.
  • Embiid is tied for 12th in the league at 25 factors for each recreation.
  • Embiid’s 12.6 rebounds for every video game are superior for fourth in the NBA.
  • Joel is also fourth in the league at 7.4 cost-free throws manufactured for every recreation.
  • Seth Curry is ninth in the league capturing 51.5 % from 3, among the players who try at minimum 3 for each recreation.
  • Eventually, a excellent a single regarding Tobias’ match two nights in the past.

Yet again, it bears repeating…The Philadelphia 76ers…finest file in the league (queue the Paul Rudd glance at us meme).

Activity Information:

Who: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Charlotte Hornets
When: 7:00pm ET
The place: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Watch: NBC Athletics Philadelphia
Hear: 97.5 The Fanatic
Adhere to: @Liberty_Ballers

Injuries: Philadelphia: Furkan Korkmaz – out (groin) Mike Scott – questionable (knee)
Charlotte: Cody Zeller – out (hand) Grant Riller – out (knee) P.J. Washington – questionable (thumb)