Ben Simmon leaves with injury but shoot three points
The Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA bubble played the worst of 22 teams, they are in a struggle against Washington wizards. Washington wizards played hard without any significant talent, several key players were missing and they seem like a hungrier team. At the end of the third quarter sixer needed badly an 8-0 run to take a 77-74 which lead into the fourth quarter.
Finally, sixers turned it on and won the match with 107-98 but they have a long way to go on.
mistakes and achievements
How many flaws we see? I’m going to share a full scenario, what they did?
When the NBA start, as Joel Embiid touches the ball in the post he was double-teaming and sometimes triple-teaming. The key for Embiid is double-teaming on the spot and passing it to the open man. The Sixers’ first basket of the games actually textbook in how to react to the double team by Embiid.
When Embiid noticed that the double-teaming he immediately threw a course to the josh Richardson, even one time he was found Shake Milton in the corner, widely Milton then hit the three.
From the left corner ben, Simmon attempted three points less than 90 seconds in the game. It looked like he had a chance, but the shot didn’t go in.
In the second quarter Embiid recognize the double team and hit his teammate for a three, he has been conscious of passing out of the double team better and has better execution and awareness and he uses it effectively. But where was that a three?
Ben Simmon did a great job or not?
Ben Simmon less than 90 seconds attempted a three-pointer from the left corner. The key was that there was little hesitation. It was Simmons first attempt to make three points during the seeding games and 7th in this season. People will play him tighter if he shots more, that won’t happen actually until he started making them. It’s a positive sign in the game because there is no one who could tell where his game will go if the teams respect his outside shot.
Furkan Korkmaz improvement
Brett brown stated about Furkan Korkmaz improved defense, he is on the court for his shooting. On Saturday 127-121 loss to Indiana and looked uncomfortable and shot 0 for 4 from the three points range. He was 3 of 6 on Monday 132-130 win over San Antonio. In the first quarter, he came in and hit 2 for 3, did a great job. The key to Korkmaz success is not hesitation and putting up the shot quickly.
Washington Wizards guard ish smith has played with teams(11 teams), including the sixers.
Ben Simmon left with a knee injury and didn’t return.
Ben Simmons grabbed an odious jump back with 5 minutes, 53 seconds left the quarter. He trickled to the corner, did this before throwing an opening pass to Al Horford. All-stars then flexed his left leg grabbed him and took him out of the court.
Yahoo Sports reported
That Simmons isn’t experiencing swelling or pain. He was seen in street clothes walking with a limp but without crutches or assistance toward the end of the game.
He appeared to tweak his knee when gathering an offensive rebound with 5:52 remaining in the third quarter.
Ben Simmons headed to the locker room after a left knee injury.
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) August 5, 2020
Philadelphia trailed 62-60 when Simmons injured his knee but rallied for a 107-98 win.
Simmons, 23, is in the midst of his second straight All-Star season with the 76ers, averaging 16.6 points, 8.1 assists and 7.6 rebounds.
The 76ers finished Wednesday’s game in sixth place in the Eastern Conference, trailing the Indiana Pacers by one game in the standings. They hold an 8.5-game lead over the seventh-place Brooklyn Nets with five games remaining on the schedule.
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