And things were going so well.
They really were.
Meek Mill was jumping off trampolines.
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JJ Redick was draining three-pointers.
— Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) May 4, 2018
And Joel Embiid was doing Joel Embiid things.
— NBA (@NBA) May 4, 2018
But then the Celtics run came. And Terry Rozier came with it.
Scary Terry or Pretty Eurostep Terry?pic.twitter.com/EMhjSNANvH
— Yahoo Sports NBA (@YahooSportsNBA) May 4, 2018
— Steve Noah (@Steve_OS) May 4, 2018
things kyrie irving and i have in common:
1. terry rozier's hype man
— Haley O'Shaughnessy (@HaleyOSomething) May 4, 2018
Then came the despair:
— max ✳✳✳️✳️|⬜️◻◻◻|◻◻◻◻|◻◻◻◻ (@MaxOnTwitter) May 4, 2018
This is insane. Ben Simmons has been a zero. And Joel Embiid is understandably not trying to pick up that sixth foul, so he's tentative on defense.
— Kevin O'Connor (@KevinOConnorNBA) May 4, 2018
And then came the loss:
— Alaa Abdelnaby (@alaatweets) May 4, 2018
— Did the Sixers Win? (@DidTheSixersWin) May 4, 2018
And finally, the jokes came:
— Saint Nick (@NickAndOne_) May 4, 2018
The key to this series for the #Sixers will be whether they can trade Ben Simmons, fire Brett Brown, and hire Jay Wright before Game 3. My column:
— Mike Sielski (@MikeSielski) May 4, 2018
— Ike Reese (@Ike58Reese) May 4, 2018