The Philadelphia 76ers (sixers) just advanced to the second round for the first time since 2012. The Sixers just beat the Miami Heat 104-91. The Process continues.
JJ Redick led the team with 27 points. He shot 50% from three-point range. He was also 100% from the free-throw line, where he shot 10 free-throws. Joel Embiid had a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds. Ben Simmons nearly had a triple-double with 14 points,10 rebounds, and 6 assists. The potential Rookie of the Year continues to impress. Marco Belinelli scored 11 points. Robert Covington scored 10 points.
The Sixers have a chance to rest up for their next series. They are the 3rd seed and will have to match up with the winner of the 2nd and 7th seed match-up. The 2nd seed is the Boston Celtics.The 7th seed is the Bucks. The Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 tonight. The Celtics gained a 3-2 lead over the Bucks. The Celtics could win this series in Milwaukee or bring it back to their home court in Game 7. Either way, the Sixers are waiting.
The Sixers are a young team, but they are also a threat. In fact, they are arguably one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. They are young, but they are also talented. They have players such as Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons leading them. In the event that they face the Celtics, they could possibly beat them.
The Philadelphia 76ers certainly a team of the future. Even if they do not go past the second round, they now have the NBA on notice