Sixers need size and athleticism
It would be easy to get caught up in the success Philadelphia enjoyed this postseason and be fooled into thinking this team is close to winning a title. Helped by arguably the easiest early-season schedule (finished No. 20 in overall strength of schedule) and a relatively injury-free campaign (had the second-lowest number of games missed by players), the 76ers still finished as the No. 8 seed. Does anyone really think they would have made it to the second round if Chicago Bulls stars Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah were not injured?
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