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Vegas gives Sixers their magic number

There are plenty of theories about how bad the Sixers are going to be: 10 wins. 20 wins. A sprawling, single-digit nightmare of a season. After introducing the team on Opening Day, everyone's faces melt off like in Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Vegas gives Sixers their magic number

This season will be all smiles. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
This season will be all smiles. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

There are plenty of theories about how bad the Sixers are going to be: 10 wins. 20 wins. A sprawling, single-digit nightmare of a season. After introducing the team on Opening Day, everyone's faces melt off like in Raiders of the Lost Ark.

We had yet to officially quantify just how bad the Sixers, a team of NBA fringe players, rookies, and Thaddeus Young, are expected to be. Today, Vegas revealed its magic over/under for Sixers wins in 2013: 0

16.5

That's a bad Sixers team, but certainly not the worst ever (Thanks, 1972-73 Sixers!) Of course, this is no guarantee of anything. The Sixers could tank even harder than we thought, or they could band together, really show this league a thing or two about the power of friendship, and finish with 17 wins.

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*sigh*

It's gonna be a long 65.5 losses.

Justin Klugh Sports Producer
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