The Sixers set off on this six-game road trip with only one victory outside of the Wells Fargo Center all season. After falling to Milwaukee and then Phoenix a pretty competitive contest last Saturday, the Sixers have now won three-straight road games.
Tonight was Brett Brown’s game plan perfectly executed. The Sixers raced up and down the floor, attacked the rim with reckless abandon and shared the selflessly shared the ball on every possession.
Thad Young continued his All-Star level play, finishing with 28 points, 7 rebounds, 6 steals and 4 assists on 9-16 shooting from the field. Young also hit 1-2 from downtown and was a perfect 9-9 from the line. Young has now scored 25+ points in five of his last six games.
Evan Turner put up All-Star worthy numbers of his own, scoring 24 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing 6 assists on 11-22 shooting. Tony Wroten also chipped in a vintage junkyard dog performance, dropping 21 points and getting to the line 13 times.
Daniel Orton (<3) came out of his coffin that was buried under Brown’s bench and played very competently too, finishing with 5 points, 4 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2 steals in 19 minutes off the bench with both Spencer Hawes and Lavoy Allen in foul trouble for much of the evening.
With the Sixers play of late, a certain member of the LB fam has even begun questioning his position on #TeamChill.
Ahem, trade season, please happen soon. This team is enjoyable to watch but is quite clearly too good for now with MCW healthy.— Sean O'Connor (@soconnor76) January 3, 2014
Three-straight wins? Is it time to FREAK?
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