Kim Klement / AP The Sixers will draw a tough defensive assignment in trying to contain Celtics forward Jayson Tatum in the postseason.
Series MVP: Kemba Walker
Why the Celtics will advance: The Sixers’ best chance at making a run was always going to be on the defensive end.
Why the Celtics will advance: Maya Angelou said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them.” I can’t confirm that she was talking about the 2019-20 Sixers when she said that, but she might as well have been. After the pandemic, with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, without Joel Embiid and/or Ben Simmons, the Sixers keep showing us who they are.