After three seasons of “rebuilding” the Philadelphia 76er’s are no closer to having a title contending team then when they started the process, but, the fan base has gotten behind the team and the process. Will they keep doing so if the Sixers fall again this season?
The team is expected to suit up only nine players in the season opener against the Celtics tomorrow night and Brett Brown is promising that his squad “will be ratty offensively.” Injuries to the squad include most recently Robert Covington, Tony Wroten, Kendall Marshall, Carl Landry and Nik Stauskas.
The Sixers home season opener is this Friday against the Utah Jazz. Plenty of affordable tickets and great seat are still available so get out and help support your Philadelphia 76er’s~
This has not been a season to remember for the Philadelphia 76ers, who have been circling the Eastern Conference drain for most of the year. But last nights game against league leader Atlanta Hawks. If the Hawks expected the Sixers to play soft, they found out that this group of young players can play.
“We’re a team that’s not going to lay down,” guard Nerlens Noel said. “We’re going to come in and give it our all. We’re a team that’s going to play with high energy and just play hard.”
Things don’t get much easier as the Chicago Bulls come calling tomorrow. Be sure to get y our tickets now and help cheer on your Sixers!
Dallas Forward Monta Ellis scored 13 third quarter points en route to 24 total points in a 94-97 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The Sixers had opportunities and were down by six with thirty seconds remaining when the Mavericks turned it over, one of 20 in the game. Philadelphia was unable to capitalize and the game ended with a Shawn Marion dunk at the buzzer.
”I thought we battled and showed a lot of heart to come back from arguably our worst performance in New Orleans, and we lost to a good team,” Philadelphia coach Brett Brown said.
Philadelphia faces the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. Great seats and tickets are still available.