1 stud and 1 misfire of C until thread loss at Sixers
It’s always meant to be a fun watch when two historic rivals meet, and that’s exactly how we would describe Monday night’s fight between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers.
Two underperforming teams this season looking to move up the ranks of the Eastern Conference standings, the game was hard-fought from start to finish which saw constant changes of leader, from star performing players to theirs. level and a match score that was essentially up in the air until the final buzzer sounded, where, ultimately, the Sixers pulled out with a 108-103 victory.
The recent spike in COVID-19 cases across the country – and, frankly, the world – has obviously made its way into the NBA, and the Cs have been personally affected by this, seeing two of their key players at Al Horford. and Grant Williams being sidelined because of it.
As a result, head coach Ime Udoka was forced to experiment with his rotation and while they may not have emerged victorious in the evening, the majority of players who saw their roles strengthened because of this managed to produce admirably.
Of course, the clovers’ best dogs were their two cornerstone wings to Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, who combined 47 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists, four steals and two blocks, but there were several other contributors who are stepped out and stepped up their games alongside them.
That said, as can be seen from the final result of the competition, there were still some players who ultimately didn’t play their best brand of basketball and, for us, inadvertently contributed to the fifth loss. of the team in seven games.
Regarding their last loss, today at HH, we identify 1 stallion and 1 failed artist from Boston until the game against Philadelphia: