Game 33: Portland Blazers vs. Philadelphia 76ers, 7:00pm

December 28th, 2009 by Busta Bucket Leave a reply »
Point Guards

Allen Iverson has missed the 76ers last four games but is expected to return tonight. It doesn't really matter if Iverson is there or not, he's not going to make a difference in the Sixers getting a win.

Andre Miller will have something to prove against his old team, and Steve Blake has his touch back from long range. I think our point guards dominate here.

Advantage: Blazers


Shooting Guards

Brandon Roy will have the tough task of trying to score on the Sixers long and athletic Andre Iguodala. AI-2 presents a ton of problems for Roy defensively, but he also is a pretty dominating force when he has the ball. If we let Iguodala get to the hoop, we're in trouble, and he'll be looking at a productive night. But, I think Roy is ready to put on another show in the RG. Roy wins.

Advantage: Blazers


Small Forwards

Thaddeus Young has been solid and productive for the Sixers this season, despite some inconsistent games. He'll give Martell Webster problems, and if Jason Kopono gets any playing time, he's still a big threat from deep.

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