With 59 game titles powering them, the 76ers are all set to technique the rest of the year as if it truly is the playoffs with the hope of securing home-courtroom benefit in the very first spherical.
Forward Tobias Harris, who was acquired from the Clippers at the trade deadline, acknowledged it may well be a challenge but indicated Philadelphia’s goal is to acquire all of their remaining 23 regular-year game titles.
“Our goal is to acquire each individual single sport the rest of the year,” Harris explained Wednesday, for each The Philadelphia Inquirer. “We’re heading into each individual sport like they are playoff game titles. That staying explained, in the East, there are a good deal of great teams up there in advance of us. But if we tackle our business, we can assist ourselves and transfer up.
“We are not anxious about anybody. We’re all set to carry it.”
The 76ers will have to determine out how to acquire without All-Star center Joel Embiid for at the very least a week due to tendinitis in his remaining knee. Philadelphia pulled off a 106-102 acquire over the Warmth on Thursday and will play the Path Blazers at property Saturday before facing the Pelicans on the street Monday, most likely without Embiid. Harris, nonetheless, is self-confident they can still pull off the victories.
“We have to use these game titles … even without Joel, to build chemistry,” Harris explained. “We have the suitable items to make items materialize. So we have to build that chemistry back again.”
Philadelphia enters Saturday’s matchup with a 38-21 record, sitting fourth in the Japanese Meeting powering the Bucks, Raptors and Pacers.