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Buzz On Broad:
Mark J. Reblias-USA TODAY Sports
Unfortunately for the Philadelphia 76ers, the most positive
news revolving their team as of late is that Jrue Holiday can still stay in
shape will being nearly addicted to Honey Buns.
There’s Andrew Bynum’s relatively productive rehab, but how
much of a purpose do these “updates” serve?
As for the Sixers actually on the court, they’ve been
horrendous as of late. There’s no way of sugarcoating the team’s 2-6 eight-game
road trip that ends tonight when the team takes on the Brooklyn Nets in the
Wells Fargo Center.
Ironically, Doug Collins and company lost the first game of
their nightmare road trip in Brooklyn.
On the road, the Sixers averaged just 91.3 points per game
while yielding 97.6 points per game. They turned the ball over constantly,
showed very poor shot selection and got out-rebounded in half of the games they
played. But, the most defining stat is this: entering the trip, the Sixers were
13-14; they’ve returned home 15-20.
However, there is a silver lining. Including tonight’s
contest, the Sixers will play 8 of their remaining 10 games in January at home.
They will also play their first 5 games of February in The Center as well.
As Bynum will hopefully be returning some point in early
February, the Sixers need to capitalize on their home stand to position
themselves for a playoff run with big #33.
In their remaining 10 January games, the Sixers will play 5
against teams .500 or lower. With that, it’s not totally unrealistic for the
Sixers to win 7 of their next 10 games if they play smart, well-balanced and
The journey to win the majority of their January games
begins tonight against the Nets. The Sixers will need to protect the paint on
defense and attack the paint on offense if they want to turn around their resent
Maybe Collins should promise Holiday some Honey Buns
following a victory.
Jake Fischer is a Sixers
contributor for Buzz On Broad. He
also serves as the CAA Columnist for RantSports.com and
writes for numerous sections of the Huffington Post.
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