John Hollinger - 16th (8th in East)
Marc Stein, ESPN - 20th (9th in East)
The good news: My buddy Scooter's beloved Jodie Meeks is raining in 3s after being stuck on the inactive list for the first six games. The bad news: Meeks' splash means No. 2 pick Evan Turner is coming off the bench.
Hollinger Playoff Odds - 55% (projected 39-43)
PBT, Kurt Helin - 21st (10th in East)
They are 5-2 in their last 10 and we said last week this is a team whose numbers are better than their record. It is starting to turn around.
DimeMag - 19th (8th in East)
Last week - Beat Cleveland, lost to Boston, beat New Orleans
In the last five games, Elton Brand is averaging 14.2 points and 11.2 rebounds.
Hoops World - 21st (10th in East)
At 1-10 on the road, the Sixers play a winnable game on Tuesday in New Jersey. That's the one to get, given that starting Saturday, they'll go out for eight straight - seven against clubs with winning records.
Composite: 19.4 (9th in East)
Bonus: According to Basketball Reference's Wins Pythagorean the Sixers should be 12-11 instead of 8-15.