Do I enjoy watching the Sixers blaze up and down the floor? Sure do. Fast breaks, ill-advised threes, free Big Macs. Yeah, count me in.
As Tom pointed out yesterday, the Sixers are averaging 105.6 possessions a game, giving their team the most chances to score. Obviously, there is a downside to living life on the run: Horrendous, disjointed, undisciplined team defense.
Since we don’t have all day, let’s just take a look at their three point defense. The Sixers are allowing 108.4 points per contest, with a third of those points coming off of 3-pointers — the most in … Read the rest