PER Diem: Jan. 8, 2009

The disparity between the production of rookie Marreese Speights' and that of the Sixers' other three bigs is absolutely glaring.

Updated: January 8, 2009, 3:23 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

For at least one night, we saw what the Sixers might look like if they were to make jump shots consistently. Philadelphia shot 8-for-15 on 3-pointers to score a much-needed 110-105 win in Milwaukee on Wednesday, and the difference came on the same day that coach Tony DiLeo implored the team to stop passing up open 3s.

The Sixers came into the game ranked last in 3-point percentage and are still tied with Washington in the bottom spot at 30.3 percent. They also were last in made 3s ...

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