Sixers vs. Wizards, Session 1: Real-time updates, analysis, highlights, etc.
Maybe it’s because they almost locked the No. 1 seed in the last few weeks. Maybe it’s because after participating in the play-offs, it feels like we have been watching playoff basketball for a week. Maybe it’s because two decades have passed since the 76ers had such great hope of entering the playoffs. No matter what the reason is, it must feel that we have been waiting for a while.
But that all changed today, because the first game of their first-round series against the Wizards kicked off from the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday afternoon. The Sixers entered the playoffs for the first time since Allen Iverson played in South Philly and became the number one seed in the Eastern Conference. Excitement and high expectations.
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It seems that the 76ers did not shy away from this fact, because they released this hype video on Saturday night, which seems to imply that they think the finals are coming.
In many ways, anything but the finals will be disappointing-after all, they will always have the home court advantage and have the easiest way they hoped-but they are still not the favorite people to complete. . According to Pickswise, FanDuel ranked second with 76ers in the +76 Eastern Conference Finals (behind Brooklyn), entered the Finals, tied for fifth with Milwaukee, and won the championship with +800.
Therefore, despite the high expectations of the local people, many countries, including sports betting, believe that the powerful Brooklyn Nets are undoubtedly the leader of the East. Perhaps this will help the 76ers, who are almost line-to-line among the best teams in the Eastern Conference and have a bargaining chip on their shoulders. After the Celtics failed in the first round last season, This might come in handy.
However, this is a new team. Thanks to a new head of Daryl Morey’s front desk, they have new works around their star. They also have a new coach, Doc Rivers, who has championship pedigree and seems to have played the best role like Tobias Harris. Joel Embiid performed well at the MVP level and looked more suitable for him than Ben Simmons.
For the 76ers, will this be this year? Can they return to the Finals for the first time in 20 years? Can they win their first championship in nearly 40 games?
First, they have to get past Russell Westbrook, Bradley Beal and the Wizards. The mission starts from the first game on Sunday. We will provide you with all real-time updates, highlights, and analysis, which you can handle through the real-time tracker here.
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