As good as guys like George Hill, Tyrese Maxey, and Matisse Thybulle have been off the bench for Philly during the regular season, none of them are natural, aggressive scorers like Milton.
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Shake is a bit of a loose cannon at times, and his defense hasn’t been the greatest thing to watch, but his desire to score and hunt looks is exactly what the Sixers bench unit needs moving forward.
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As long as the starting five continues to perform the way they have been, Milton coming off the bench and chipping in a few buckets here and there is likely all the bench production the 76ers are going to need for the rest of this Atlanta series. If Milton fails to replicate his Game 2 performance moving forward, then oh well, you can at least sit there and say you tried to generate more bench offense, as opposed to being complacent with the group’s 30 minute scoreless drought that we saw on Tuesday.