The matchup is the first time that the two teams have faced off against each other in the postseason since 1986 when the Sixers bested the Wizards in five games in the first round.
The Sixers dominated the regular season series between the teams, as they won all three games that were played.
Here’s a look at the series schedule and three things to know ahead of the series between the Sixers and Wizards. Rivalry renewed: Joel Embiid vs. Russell Westbrook
Joel Embiid and Russell Westbrook have a history of getting into it with each other dating back several seasons, and that rivalry will be renewed with the series between the Sixers and Wizards.