Thrashing by Celtics May Signal Beginning of the End for the Sixers

November 6th, 2009 by Harrison Moore Leave a reply »

What, you don’t think an NBA season can end before April? You’re wrong.

There’s no end of damage momentum, or lack thereof, can do to an NBA team over the course of a season if left unchecked.

That’s why, aside from the MLB, no sports league allows nearly as many timeouts as the NBA. After all, several head coaches use the majority of their timeouts with the sole intention of breaking the other team’s momentum.

That’s just how powerful the damn thing is, and right now the Sixers have none of it.

Boston’s a tough team to beat—after compiling a 29-3 record in the Atlantic Division over the last two seasons, that pretty much goes without saying. But there’s no excuse for the 31-point rout the Sixers allowed the Celtics to serve up on their home floor Tuesday.

While the Sixers may not have the raw talent to compete against the ...

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