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Old 11-15-2017, 05:31 PM   #11
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Amen NoDak!
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Old 11-16-2017, 07:48 AM   #12
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took the opportunity to watch the game last night although I only made it through the 3rd qtr of the west coast game. Have to agree they are a fun team to watch. Ball movement, early on especially, was nice and you can easily see the skill and talent. Have to balance that with the game being against the Lakers but the sixers do seem to be on the way back.
Unfortunately I still have an itch in the back of my head wondering how hey can screw it up. I've got to see someone for that.
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Old 11-16-2017, 08:16 AM   #13
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Wow - glad you watched. Embiid put up a historic line. 46 pts, 15 reb, 7 blocks & 7 assists has never been reached since the league began tallying blocks in 1973. I'm sure Wilt did it before but Embiid was a freak of nature last night. It was awesome. If they stay healthy, this team is going places. They get the Warriors and Cavs at home over the next couple of weeks. Should be fun.
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Old 11-27-2017, 01:32 PM   #14
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Another big win on Saturday night without Simmons in the lineup. They now play Lebron and the Cavs tonight and no, your eyes don't fool you, the Sixers are favored to win. The squad has come a long way!
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Old 12-16-2017, 07:15 AM   #15
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Good week to watch. Tough games against the Wolves and OKC showed a lot of mettle. Embiid looked downright exhausted in triple overtime loss
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Old 12-21-2017, 09:39 AM   #16
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They've gone to pot without Embiid. I'm hoping Fultz gets out of his mental funk and is able to contribute next month.
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Old 12-21-2017, 02:25 PM   #17
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They will be great if they can play in a hospital ward. Team is frustrating with injuries!
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Old 12-27-2017, 01:02 PM   #18
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Embiid's return and XMas day performance is just what this team needed. They play 3 in 4 days out west. I doubt his "load management" will allow for two out of 3 games played but we'll see.
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Old 12-31-2017, 05:08 PM   #19
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I'd be surprised stevemc. He is a difference maker but if I am a coach I don't know how can you have players who need so much time off
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Old 01-04-2018, 02:23 PM   #20
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He played through an injury last night which was encouraging. They are 2-7 when he isn't in the lineup and 16-12 when he plays. So while it's frustrating to have him sit often, you can't argue with the results. If it keeps him healthy and puts them in a position to make the playoffs, then this load management made sense.
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