Part of the rebuilding process will involve dealing with growing pains from inexperienced players, which was obvious in the Sixers' loss to the Pacers on Wednesday night.
First-year Sixer Luc Mbah a Moute returned to the team after accompanying teammate Joel Embiid to his brother's funeral in Cameroon.
17hThe Sixers had a pretty good chance of a W on opening night.
1dWe recap Wednesday's top NBA action, including the Heat opening their post-LeBron James era with a win over the Wizards.
1dNerlens Noel struggled offensively in his NBA debut and the Sixers couldn't keep up with the Pacers in a 103-91 loss in Wednesday's season opener.
1dFormer Sixers coach Larry Brown didn't mince words when discussing the team's long-term rebuilding effort. "I hate what's going on in Philly," he said Wednesday.
1dRoy Hibbert didn't take long to show off his flopping skills.
1dNerlens Noel had a rough debut offensively and the Sixers couldn't keep up with the Pacers in a 103-91 loss in Wednesday's season opener.
1dChris Johnson earned a surprise start at two-guard for the Sixers in Wednesday's season opener in Indiana because of his shooting ability.