While Green isn’t considered a star by any means, he is very important to the Sixers. Head coach Doc Rivers went with Matisse Thybulle in the starting lineup while Green was out and even kept Thybulle during Green’s first two games back. Thybulle is gifted defender but the offensive struggles still remain and are detrimental.
Seth Curry is in the midst of a career year this season, and Monday was his latest stellar performance. The sharpshooting guard was the Sixers’ leading scorer against the Magic, racking up 24 points while shooting an incredible 10-13 from the floor. Matchups like these are what makes Curry such a valuable piece to the Sixers.
Second-year guard Tyrese Maxey is learning on the fly as to when to look for his own shot and when to find his more experienced Sixers teammates