Even when he doesn't have the ball, the Sixers rookie is opening things up on the court. Here's a breakdown of one possession.
Five costly fourth-quarter turnovers doomed the Sixers.
The point guard finished with 18 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.
Playing small ball, the Sixers went on an 11-2 run to start the fourth quarter. The lineup showed a versatility that we'll be seeing a lot this season.
Along the range of potential outcomes, what happened in the nation's capital on the opening night of the Sixers season was somewhere near the top.
Keith Pompey and Mike Sielski talk about the good and bad from the 76ers’ season-opening loss to the Wizards.
Robert Covington finished with a game-high 29 points while making 7 of 11 three-pointers.
Their loss to the Wizards showed how much talent they already have. But they need seasoning, which means they'll need time.
Five quick observations from the Sixers' 120-115 loss to the Wizards on opening night.
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Brown said the Sixers have an undisclosed range of minutes Embiid will look to play.
Matchup problems might be a factor, Porter said, but don't assume they'll favor the 76ers.
Sixers own a 177-119 series advantage over the Wizards.
Sarah Todd's live chat replay of the Sixers' season opener against the Wizards at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.