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The major additions they’ve made this offseason – most notably head coach Doc Rivers – have made this team far more complete than any 76ers team in recent memory. Danny Green and Seth Curry give the team enough outside shooting and veteran leadership to withstand any opponent.
If the Sixers win Wednesday against the 27-8 Jazz, there’s no doubt they’ll enter the All-Star break at the top of the East. If they lose, their spot in the standings will depend on the result of a matchup between the second-place Nets and the Rockets. Philadelphia 76ers Design Face Coverings
At the halfway mark of the 2020-21 NBA season, Rudy Gobert is the overwhelming favorite to win his third Defensive Player of the Year award. He’s anchoring a Utah Jazz team that boasts the league’s third-stingiest defense, and opponents are averaging a comically low 103.8 points per 100 possessions with him on the floor.
Khris Middleton scored 20 points on Tuesday. He shot 3-of-6 from 3-point range, a bright spot in an otherwise dismal, 11-of-40 shooting performance from beyond the arc against the Nuggets zone defense.
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