Power Rankings as of 12/30/08
Ball Don't Lie-20
The Sixers are 7-1 when scoring 100-plus points this season, as well as 7-3 when shooting the same percentage or better than their opponent. Too bad their "Effective FG%" is one of the worst in the L.
Marc Stein, ESPN-23
When the Sixers stumbled out of the gate, their fans could still lose themselves in Phillies Euphoria. Perhaps the Eagles' unlikely rally into the NFL playoffs will further extend the Elton-less Sixers' grace period.
A mire two months ago I thought this was a 50 win team, so I can't say I saw this coming. This is nothing new though. It's just taking some people longer to realize that this isn't a good team. It is what it is.