The Philadelphia 76ers are set to tackle the Toronto Raptors within the first spherical of the 2022 NBA Playoffs. They play host to the Raptors in Game 1 Saturday evening. Ahead of the primary matchup, Stephen A. Smith mentioned the excessive stakes for the Sixers within the sequence.
NBA on ESPN tweeted the clip Saturday afternoon.
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“Everything” is on the road for the Sixers, in response to Stephen A. “The future of Doc Rivers as coach…the future of James Harden as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers…the future of Daryl Morey.”
He talked about Morey’s blockbuster transaction with the Brooklyn Nets, selecting up James Harden and Paul Millsap whereas dropping Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummond and a number of draft picks.
“You can’t get out of the first round against the Toronto Raptors? That is an indictment against this franchise that will have epic consequences. They don’t win this series, heads will roll.”
Stephen A. is true. This is arguably one of the best likelihood that the Sixers have had at an NBA Finals title since The Process started. Not to say, Joel Embiid isn’t getting any youthful. He solely has a few years left in his prime earlier than he begins to say no.
If the Sixers pull off the sequence win, they’ll tackle the winner of the Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks sequence within the Conference Semifinals.