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Ben Simmons Is A Rookie God As The Sixers Are One Game Away From The Eastern Conference Semi's

An NBA record 19 turnovers at the half isn’t what we call good. 24 turnovers through the first 3 quarters are also not ideal. But only 3 TO’s in the fourth? Yes please. That’s what we call a championship win. A game the Sixers had zero business walking away with the victory, but they fought their way to the W.

Ben Simmons is the first rookie to record a triple double in the playoffs since Magic in 1980. 17-13-10, and 4 steals. This kid is a GOD on the court. Embiid arguably played his worst game since shooting in woven baskets on the African courts and the Sixers still pulled it out. Relatively speaking, he wasn’t that bad. Sure, he had 8 turnovers, but still had double digit points (14) and boards (12) to go with 5 blocks. Not a the worst stat line of all time, it just looks horrific because Embiid is that good. Other than that, Ersan hustling the entire game and Marco Me Gratzi Bellinelli off the bench did their damn thing, per usual. And I’ll tell you what, it’s going to be a shame when the Sixers are unable to re-sign JJ Reddick to multiple 1-year deals worth a small country’s GDP. The veteran has been slinging and his 24 points, including the late 2 (why couldn’t he have made it a three again?) is as clutch as it gets.

Joel Embiid postgame: “We had like 50 turnovers. Shitty game.” Facts only. The Heat brought the heat yet again, and the Sixers held it together. Time to close it down in South Philly. Cue it.

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