The 76ers, the Eagles go to Atlanta, draw 1-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinals series
The Philadelphia 76ers and the Atlanta Hawks drew 1-1 in the first two games of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.This may not be ideal for the top-seeded team that has given up home court advantage and now has to go on the road for two games, but At the same time, the situation may be worse.
After all, the 76ers lost their first game with a bad start. When falling behind 2-0 would be a disaster, the 76ers rebounded on Tuesday night and dominated the second game and improved the game.
The end of the series is good news for coach Rivers’ team.Joel Embiid’s performance through two games is great news. Because of the partial tear of the meniscus, Embiid was listed as problematic in every game. Not only did he participate in the game, but he also took the lead-all this solved the health problem.Although losing to Atlanta did not help, a healthy Embiid can clearly improve Philadelphia’s
NBA Eastern Championship odds.
NBA MVP runner-up (Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic won the prize on Tuesday) opened last Sunday with a 128-124 loss in 38 minutes and scored 39 points, shooting 12 of 21 from the field and 14 from 15 from the field. in. Free throw line. In the 76ers’ second 118-102 victory, Embiid scored a double-double with 40 points and 13 rebounds on 13 of 25 field goals.along with At the age of 27, he continued to show off his middle distance competition, while Atlanta’s Clint Capela and John Collins were forced to respect jumpers. This makes Embiid more dominant in the paint zone.
Another constant of the Philadelphia team in the two games is Seth Curry. With Stephen Curry watching the playoffs once at home (or more likely to play golf!), Seth is cleaning up the mess for his family. In the first game of the series, Curry’s brother scored 21 points on 5 of 9 3-pointers. On Tuesday, he added another 21 points while draining five of his six three-pointers.
When it comes to a Best bets in the NBAIt should be noted that on the defensive end, the Eagles really miss DeAndre Hunter. The fourth pick of the 2019 NBA Draft failed to participate in any of the first two games because of a sore right knee that has plagued him throughout the season. On Wednesday, after an MRI showed a new small tear in his meniscus, Hunter is a defensive force that can defend four positions on the court (no, he can’t defend Embiid) for the rest of the season The inside is excluded..
Of course, the Eagles also have good news-it’s not just that they won the equal points in the first two games, this has always been the goal of the away losing team. There are two full days of rest before Game 3, which will make head coach Nate McMillan consider whether he needs to make any further adjustments, because he knows Hunter will not be back. The most important thing for the Eagles is that they are now playing two consecutive games at home. During the regular season, they created a 25-11 record in the State Farm Arena and an away record of 16-20.In the first round against the New York Knicks, Atlanta easily won two home games game.
Since McMillan replaced Lloyd Pierce as the head coach, the Eagles have a ridiculous 19-2 record at home.
Although the 76ers are a fashionable NBA draft picks In order to win the series before the start of the series and maintain this state in two games, it is clear that they have a fight on hand. The Hawks have their own stars in Tre Young, and Capella, Collins, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Danilo Gallinari and the hottest Kevin Hult all have a lot of depth. And-as mentioned above-they are very good at home.
Each of the first two games provided crazy entertainment, and in the case of possibly five full games, there should be more of the same games.
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