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Old 04-22-2018, 10:35 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by stevemc View Post

I'm actually concerned Embiid and his half court offense presence may be a bit of a pothole but he's such a force that I'm hoping they find the happy medium. The team's defensive rating with Embiid on the floor is one of the best in the league.
I really love what Embiid brings to the court in terms of athleticism, intimidating physical presence and attitude. (I'll stipulate that I've only resumed watching the Sixers since the playoffs resumed after a hiatus of several years.) But yesterday, their crisp ball movement was clearly impacted negatively when he got the ball in both the high and low post. He's young and still relatively new to the game and seems to have great capacity to learn.

I took much pleasure in seeing these guys come back late against Miami, especially after Miami thought they could unnerve the young Sixers by getting all bad with them.
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