|If you're looking for a silver lining as the Sixers head into Denver on the second night of a back-to-back against a club that's only lost three home games all season and is currently riding a 13-game win streak...well, I don't really know why you would be. Jrue only played 33 minutes last night, I guess that helps.|
|My biggest regret when I look back on this game is that we'll never get a chance to see a playoff series between the Nuggets and the Sixers. That was one of the most entertaining regular season games I can remember. My second biggest regret is the Sixers had this game, right there, and they let it slip right through their fingers. (game capsule)|
|In fact, the next three will count. They all count, technically, but when we're talking about national and even local recognition, the Sixers haven't beaten anyone noteworthy. Starting tonight, they'll get the chance to change that.|
Latest comment: from TrayTrue. Anyway, we solved the mystery of the 5-on-5....
|As has become tradition for this Sixers team, they came back from what could've been a debilitating loss with a strong effort. The first quarter against the Nuggets was discouraging, but the Sixers used another superb third quarter to build a double-digit lead, then muddled their way through the fourth to secure a much-needed win over a playoff team.|
|It's been a while since I compiled full Differential Production (DP) stats for a Sixers game, so vacation week plus a good performance made this game a good candidate. If you don't remember (or never knew), click here for the full explanation. Briefly, DP measures individual contributions to a team's offensive and defensive ratings for a given game.|
Latest comment: from GoSixersWow the pistons just suck ...
|Well, another chapter of the Jrue Holiday (+9) vs. Ty Lawson (-13) debate has been written, this time with Jrue pushing the Sixers past the undermanned Nuggets on the road. Holiday took full advantage of Lawson's porous defense and blanketed the diminutive backup on the other end to fuel a huge fourth quarter for the Sixers. They finally won a close one.|
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