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This season of demoralizing losses, head-scratching press conferences and flatlined interest from the fans is ever so slowly grinding to a halt, but it does appear as though Eddie Jordan will not go down without slinging some mud. Personally, I hope he exercises the scintilla of power he has remaining and benches Elton Brand and Sam Dalembert for most of the game again tonight. That should result in a 50-point loss in Miami.

Miami is playing for playoff position, they've won 8 straight and may be playing the best basketball in the eastern conference right now. The Sixers have won 8 games since February 6th (8-20 in that time), have absolutely nothing to play for, are playing the second night of a back-to-back (Miami hasn't played since Saturday), they hate their coach and possibly each other. In other words, this is a complete reverse trap screw your lottery chances game for Philly.

Reasons to Watch:

  • AI9 and/or Jrue guarding Wade. Always worth the price of admission
  • If the Sixers lose their winning percentage will fall to .333
  • Jrue running the show on offense
  • Jodie Meeks and Jason Smith playing a game of  "I can play smaller than my height better than you can."
  • Speights jacking shots
  • Kapono for 30+ minutes
  • How much more can Jordan piss off Dalembert and Brand
  • See if Lou Williams cares at all (I say he doesn't)
That should be more than enough.

This is your game thread, tip is at 7:30pm. I'll be here throughout, mesmerized by Jodie Meeks' wrist band and Jason Smith's fouls/minute rate. Join me if you've got an iron constitution.

Just lose.
by Brian on Apr 7 2010
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