TL;DR news on 76ers at February 19, 2023

Fast forward to the 2022 NBA Playoffs, and that selection looks like a huge steal for the 76ers. Down Matisse Thybulle, the Philadelphia 76ers shrunk their rotation to just eight players, with Georges Niang, Shake Milton, and Paul Reed earning minutes during the first 48 minutes of regulation. Raptors: James Harden flips Toronto's defensive script with 14 assists to one turnover in Game 1 win] 76ers vs. Later on, the 76ers travel north of the border to take on the Raptors. The deeper the 76ers go in the postseason, the more I think Harden is going to have to adjust his game to think more like a facilitator than a scorer. Joel Embiid can lead the Sixers to the mountaintop again The difference between Embiid and both Barkley and Iverson is that the former still has a chance to lead the 76ers to glory. All in all, James Harden and the 76ers were incredible in Game 1, but there are still some major concerns about him, and not just in regards to his outfit. For all the history buffs doubling as fans of the 76ers, you may have known this tidbit and you can impress all your fans with this certainly unique piece of NBA trivia. With the playoffs finally here, ESPN's NBA Countdown crew discussed the 76ers' outlook for the opening round and beyond. As for Harden, well, there will be a lot of pressure on him to lead the 76ers to a Finals run this year.