Originally Posted by Bill Haverchuck
although their respective rosters are different in many ways, they actually won in similar ways. Both teams rely heavily on defense to win games. Neither team has a particularly effective offense. With that said, if Philly can make Boston turnover the ball and then turn that into some easy fastbreak points, the 76ers have a chance. So, yeah, it wouldn't be too surprising if Philly pulled off an upset.
Philly is too young and fast for BOS. The C's were 28th in rebounding this season. If Philly can keep the rebounding numbers in their favour, they have a legit shot in this series.