He cannot shoot the ball for the life of him and at the free-throw line, he has been a disaster. This has forced Joel Embiid to carry the load for the Sixers and it is starting to become a huge problem, especially in the second round. Now, the 76ers are gearing up for a pivotal Game 7 against the Atlanta Hawks and if they want to win, they will need Ben Simmons to be playing his best basketball.
I think we feel we play with confidence on the road. It’s a one-game series and the pressure is on both teams. The pressure, really, is just on the Sixers.
In four seasons at the University of Washington, Philadelphia 76ers guard Matisse Thybulle established himself as one of the best defenders in the NCAA. As the Sixers had a goal of building one of the best defensive teams in the NBA in 2019, they did everything they could to land Thybulle in the draft. The Sixers kept their reported promise to draft the Washington Senior ahead of the 2019-2020 season.