Originally posted on Philadunkia  |  Last updated 10/25/13
The Sixers preseason is mercifully over.  With a 2-5 recordon the books — wins over Bilbao (a Spanish second-tier team) and the also tanking  Boston Celtics — the prospects of a historically bad season have never been better. All aboard the Winless for Wiggins train!!! Despite the sad level of play we witnessed in the last two weeks from the 7-6, we felt it was a must to analyze some of what we saw during the Sixers’ preseason run. After the jump,  I highlight areas to keep an eye on heading into the regular season. - Much better shot selection than what was exhibited under Coach Collins:  The team took far fewer long-twos and straight away threes throughout the course of the preseason than they did in 2012-13.  3pAs (23 ppg. in preseason) and points in the paint are being stressed by Brown.  The rally cry for more interior scoring is ironic since the Sixers don’t have a deep or talented batch of bigs.  So, expect the 7-6′s athletic guards to drive the ball to the tin frequently an...
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