As you’ve probably heard the Sixers have the easiest remaining schedule in the NBA based on their upcoming opponent’s winning percentage, and while they have clinched the playoffs, they still trail the Brooklyn Nets by one game in the standings which will determine home court throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. If you’ll recall, in the first couple of games the team was without their star Trae Young, who has missed the last four games nursing a lateral ankle sprain, Bogi went off.
Whatever version of themselves the Hawks trot out there, it’s a monster game for the Sixers in terms of standings. I’m not sure which one of these upcoming games gives the Sixers trouble, but with the exception of Miami they all feel like “Trap game” possibilities, don’t they?
Which one of those games, besides Miami, would you fear the most? The Pelicans embarrassed Philly last time they met, although now the contest will be in South Philly.