The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the biggest surprises of the young season, though they're quickly showing they have every intention of being in a similar position come season's end.
Seeking a sixth consecutive victory for the first time in nearly three years, Philadelphia hosts the struggling Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
The 76ers (6-2) continued their best start since winning 10 straight to open the 2000-01 season with a 96-86 victory over Indiana on Monday. Andre Iguodala bounced back from some recently lackluster performances to score a game-high 20 points.
Iguodala shot 6 for 26 with 25 points over his previous three games combined.
''As long as we continue to keep our mistakes low and be defensively sound, we'll be fine,'' Iguodala said.
Coach Doug Collins praised Iguodala for his solid effort.
"(Iguodala) played his best all-around game," Collins said. "He was great defensively and I thought he hit some huge shots."
Collins guided Philadelphia to the playoffs in...