This officially begins the Doc Rivers era for a Sixers team that should finish no worse than 6-2 out of the gate heading into their Jan. 7 game at the Barclays Center against the Nets.
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“The areas I think we need to improve, I think it’s just moving the ball, cutting with urgency and just making the right plays,” Simmons said, “Good to great, getting the best shots that we can.”
Hold the hoopla: Why Sixers fans need to practice patience before boarding the hype train. Rivers thinks the Sixers can be a special team with Simmons and Embiid.
On the eve of the Sixers’ season, Ben Simmons dishes on James Harden rumors, and Joel Embiid talks coaching, writes Marc Narducci.