Second-year guard Markelle Fultz gave 76ers fans something to cheer about Thursday night when he made his first career 3-pointer in a win against the Bulls.
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Ben Simmons had a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists and Joel Embiid had 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past the Chicago Bulls 127-108 on Thursday night.
Windhorst, MacMullan and MacMahon discuss Celtics vs Sixers, Tatum's potential superstardom, Davis' evolution, Paul Allen stories and more
Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Tim MacMahon and Andrew Han break down all angles of Celtics vs Sixers including Jason Tatum's potential superstardom (6:00), Pelicans vs Rockets (18:30), Anthony Davis' evolution as a player (23:00), his potential free agency (41:00), great Paul Allen stories (48:00) and much more. Plus, Storytime with Jackie Mac.
The Celtics beat the 76ers 105-87 on Tuesday, but players on both teams said it's too early to call them a rivalry.
Jayson Tatum had 23 points and nine rebounds, and the Boston Celtics outlasted the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
ESPN commentators and former NBA head coaches Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy have leapt to the defence of Ben Simmons and hit back at critics who dwell on his reluctance to shoot from long range.
Sixers coach Brett Brown will start Markelle Fultz and bring JJ Redick off the bench Tuesday against the Celtics.