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Old 08-30-2008, 11:50 AM   #13 (permalink)
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while that's true - objectively speaking, we have a more complete team than they do. They have some very obvious holes, especially at sg and 3pt shooting. Our only weakness is depth at PG and not a bona fide SF. However, I will take Moon at SF over Willie Green at SG anytime ...

Furthermore, we are a proven team by now, which has addressed its biggest weaknesses in the offseason (rebounding and defense). The 76ers actually had excelent play at PF from young, a major factor of their improved play at the end of the season. Brand will be a significant upgrade, but that kind of leaves Young in the dust, his minutes will drop dramatically and he will probably share backup duties for brand and for AI. I don't even know who their backup sg is, and finally, andre miller is kind of old.

So I can see a lot more question marks when it comes to philly and frankly, I would put them behind even whasington. Can they be very good? Sure - but so can we and the wizards. If you want to take the middle of the road approach, you can't put the cavs, orlando and 76ers ahead of toronto.
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