The Rights To Ricky Sanchez: The Sixers (76ers) Podcast

Joel Embiid had a tummy ache, but the Sixers came through with their best defensive effort of the year to even their series with the Raptors at 1-1. Ben Simmons had an elite defensive effort, Jimmy Butler became the fourth quarter finisher, and Brett Brown, who apparently coached the game, made some key adjustments that got the Raptors off balance and led the defense.

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The Raptors looked like the sum of all fears for Sixers fans in the opener of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. Kawhi Leonard was a monster on both ends, Pascal Siakam didn’t miss, and the Raptors defense swallowed up Embiid, Butler, and Harris. If the Sixers are going to win in seven games, they’ll have to lose three. We’ll talk about how they can win the other four.

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The Sixers dismantled the Nets in Game 5, taking the series 4-1, wrapping up four straight after the panic of the first game loss. Joel Embiid looked spry, Ben Simmons and Jimmy Butler dominated on defense. The Sixers now face the Raptors, who were 3-0 in the season series in games that Kawhi Leonard played in. We look back at the Nets series and ahead to the Raptors.

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It was the Joel Embiid game, it was the Jared Dudley game, it was the fight game, it was the Jimmy Butler ejection game, it was the Mike Scott hit a huge three game, it was the JJ Redick missed every three until he hit one three game, it was the Boban regression game, it was the Jonah Bolden still might not be playable game. It was the Sixers take a 3-1 lead in the series game. The Nets don’ have any fans.

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We’ve come so far since the beginning of The Process, and we’ve come so far that Greg Monroe started a game in the playoffs for the Sixers in place of the team’s best player, and they won. Ben Simmons dominated, Tobias Harris exploded, Greg Monroe stood there, Jimmy Butler was steady, all while Joel Embiid sat on the bench. The Sixers lead 2-1.

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Good takes! What a difference a couple of days makes. Ben “From Here” Simmons came in motivated and aggressive, Joel Embiid was hurting but had a monster third quarter, JJ Redick actually made a few shots, Boban Marjanovich hit a few more, and James Ennis saved the season as we all expected him to do. And who coached the Sixers in the second half? The 76ers are once again the best team in the NBA.

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Well, we’re off to a suboptimal start. It wouldn’t be the Sixers if we didn’t start the playoffs with some ambiguity about the health of Joel Embiid and whether he’d be ready to play, some ambiguous comments from the owner about the coach, and equal parts confidence and fear that this is all going down in flames from all of us. Sixers lose to the Nets, It’s Ricky playoff time baby.

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The Sixers will face the Nets in the first round of the playoffs, and the second playoffs of the Rights To Ricky Sanchez era. We preview the series against the Nets, and if it’s an easier path than the Magic. We also look back on yet another crazy Sixers season, and discuss two possible bannings of respected members of the NBA media.

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The Sixers finally get back on the winning track, and are getting set for another playoff run. We look at alternate Sixers realities and if you’d feel more confident if fewer trades had been made this season. We also look back at the three year anniversary of the Hinkie resignation, Brett Brown’s multiple 50-win seasons, and some Zhaire, Shake and JaKarr Sampson discussion.

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The Sixers are sleep walking through the final couple of weeks of the season, can they flip the switch before the playoffs? We discuss whether the team has enough time together to come together for the playoffs, the final round of the Jigsaw Final Four, Around The League with Ish Smith takes us to MVP, Rookie Of The Year, and Warriors conversation, Bryan Colangelo Relationship Advice, and a very Process mailbag.

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The Sixers traveled to Minnesota to play the Timberwolves, and so did we. We discuss the game, Embiid's load management, our meetings with TJ, Rock, and Dario after the game, the chants, and some midwest weirdness. If you're new to the podcast, this one isn't normal for us. This was recorded in front of a live audience sitting on the floor cross legged in a hotel outside of a ballroom eating breakfast.

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