On Wednesday the Raptors torched the Sixers from downtown, hitting a ridiculous 14 of 29 three-pointers in the 108-98 victory. But this was no aberration. This has been, and will continue to be the norm.
If it seems like opponents are lighting up the Sixers from 3-point land night in and night out, that’s because they are. The defense is surrendering a league-high 29.7 attempts per game, which is four more attempts per game than the Thunder, who give up the second-most attempts. While NBA teams are shooting more 3-pointers than ever–and thus, giving up more 3-pointers on the aggregate–the … Read the rest