Golden State Warriors (28-29, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (39-17, first in the Eastern Conference) Philadelphia; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Golden State visits the Philadelphia 76ers after Stephen Curry scored 47 points in the Warriors' 119-114 loss to the Celtics. The 76ers are 22-5 on their home court.
Less than a year removed from the NBA Finals, the Heat star and former Sixer sounds a little disgruntled with the state of things in Miami. By Adam Hermann
At this point, everybody who pays even the slightest bit of attention to basketball knows that Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons wants to be the Defensive Player of the Year. As the three-time All-Star prides himself on being a guy who can guard one through five and who will welcome the challenge of trying to stop stars every night, Simmons believes he's the clear-cut winner for the award.