The Philadelphia 76ers figure to be in the race for the Eastern Conference title, but after another disappointing second-round playoff exit, some league executives and scouts are down on the Sixers.
In a recent survey of those league scouts and executives performed by ESPN, they do not give the Sixers any votes to represent the East in the 2022 NBA finals.
An example of what the East executives told ESPN:
“If they are healthy, the Nets should clearly win,” an East executive said. “But as we saw this season, anything can happen.”
“I think Brooklyn is talented,” another East executive said.