The Sixers kick off the first of seven straight road games over nearly a two-week span against the Orlando Magic on Sunday night (6 p.m./CSN).
Dei Lynam provides some worthy leftovers of the week, including Joel Embiid telling Sixers coach Brett Brown who he aspires to play the game like.
Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo both missed this season's first matchup between the Sixers and Magic, but are no strangers to each other after squaring off four times in 2013-14.
1hThe Celtics look for a season-high fourth straight victory on Sunday night while trying to extend the Heat's worst home skid in seven seasons.
1dThe Mavericks believe they've acquired a key piece to their title hopes in Rajon Rondo, who is expected to make his Dallas debut Saturday night against a likely weary San Antonio Spurs team.
1dThe Sixers lost yet another player via trade prior to Friday's 109-91 loss to Charlotte, prompting coach Brett Brown to once again explain where the team is going with its rebuild.
1dDamian Lillard had a career-high 43 points and the Trail Blazers handed the Spurs their second straight defeat in triple overtime, rallying for a 129-119 victory Friday night.
1dKemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets took over the Wells Fargo Center Friday evening, dominating the Sixers from the get-go for a 109-91 victory.
1dThe Sixers will acquire forward Ronny Turiaf and a second-round pick as part of a three-team trade with the Timberwolves and Rockets, according to a source.
1dNerlens Noel will face a tough task as he strives to become a more consistent player on Friday, when he faces Al Jefferson and the Charlotte Hornets.
How many games will the Sixers win this season?
10 or less