The Philadelphia 76ers are as yet first spot in the Eastern Conference at 21-11, with four games staying before the All-Star break. You can begin looking forward now, however, as the Sixers have formally reported their timetable for the second 50% of the period.
After the All-Star break, the Sixers have 17 home games, 19 street games, nine back-to-backs, and three two-game arrangement against the Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, and Orlando Magic.
There are two especially testing stretches of games that stick out. In the first place, their three street matchups against the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Clippers then Denver Nuggets toward the finish of March. When the Sixers move beyond their initial not many games in April, they’ll face what will be their hardest leftover stretch by a long shot:
- April 6 @ Boston
- April 9 @ New Orleans
- April 10 @ Oklahoma City
- April 12 @ Dallas
- April 14 versus Brooklyn
- April 16 versus LA Clippers
- April 19 versus Golden State
- April 21 versus Phoenix
- April 22 @ Milwaukee
- April 24 @ Milwaukee
From that point, Philly can in any event profit by a lot simpler finish to the season.
The Sixers right now rank thirteenth in hostile rating, seventh in cautious rating, and eighth in net rating at +2.8. Here’s the manner by which they’ve fared at home and out and about up until this point:
Home: 13-2 record, eighth in hostile rating (114.1), eighth in protective rating (108.3), fifth in net rating (+5.8).
Street: 8-9 record, twentieth in hostile rating (110), tenth in cautious rating (109.9), fifteenth in net rating (+0.1).
As per Positive Residual’s analysis, the Sixers have the sixteenth hardest strength of timetable pushing ahead this season.
For the present, their next challenge is a home game against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday.
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