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Okay - thanks for listening. Now - see below for some fantasy perspective for tonight's Sixers-Nets game.
The 76ers have problems with pretty much every facet of the team. Some are worse than others - for instance, that 29% shooting mark from three point territory is a major eyesore. My head hurt just upon reading it. However, as much as teams seem to bomb away against the Sixers, they only allow a 35.8% mark from opposing three point shooters.
The problem is that they allow the fourth most attempts, and the team just gets caught ball-watching and missing rotations. Brooklyn presents a match-up problem in that regard, as the team likes to post up and swing the ball around to open shooters. Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson have great size and skill for their positions.
However, I'm not sure the Sixers are too disadvantaged in one-on-one pairings - they have plenty of size, with no one shorter than 6'6". But the ball movement resulting from that can result in open shots for other Nets - namely Alan Anderson, Bojan Bogdanovic, and LB FanDuel roster pick Mirza Teletovic. I picked Teletovic as Sixers bigs aside from Nerlens Noel have been awful at rotating to open perimeter shooters. And if the game's not close, as has been increasingly occurring, Teletovic should get more playing time than he normally does off the bench
Meanwhile, I also selected Nerlens Noel. Noel is just so much more athletic than anyone on the Nets that I'm banking on a strong steal/block night, especially given his recent play.