Nerlens Noel's compliment of Ish Smith sounded more like a rip of former Sixers point guard Michael Carter-Williams, but was it fair?
After a brief homestand, the Sixers start off a three-game road trip with a visit to the Verizon Center to take on the flailing Wizards (7 p.m., CSN).
Nerlens Noel has been teamed with quite a few PGs, and the Sixers' big man says Ish Smith "is the first true point guard I have ever played with."
1dNerlens Noel tied the game up late in OT before the Sixers suffered a lapse on defense to give up a last-second bucket in a 113-111 loss to the Lakers.
1dJason Richardson, who missed Monday's game against the Lakers with swelling in his surgically repaired knee, hopes to return to the Sixers' lineup on Wednesday.
1dNerlens Noel will start again at power forward when the Sixers host the Lakers Monday night.
2dWho thought a late-season game between 2 awful teams would have so much intrigue? Draft picks are in play Monday when the Sixers face the Lakers.
2dThe Sixers are already building around two big men, but the top two prospects in this draft class are also 6-11. Is it worth taking a third?
2dHere's a look at how some of the top prospects in this year's draft fared in the Elite 8 this weekend.
2dWatch Joel Embiid attempt to throw down a massive dunk during one-on-one drills over the weekend, which he began participating in for the first time during his recovery.
How many games will the Sixers win this season?
10 or less