Sixers Are Bringing It Home

The 76ersfinally! — get to play a home game Friday night, the last NBA team to appear on its own court. And they will be making up for lost time, playing 18 of their next 22 games at the Wells Fargo Center.

If early results around the league are any indictation, you can expect a lot of Ws among those 18 contests. Through Thursday night, NBA home teams had a blistering .680 winning percentage (.680). That is up over last year's regular season (.604) and last year's postseason (.667).

A look at those home records with the 2010-11 regular season broken down by month:

  W-    L       Pct.
2011-12 66-  31 .680
2010-11     743-487 .604
   October 25-  18 .581
   November     126-  90 .583
   December 141-  82 .632
   January 155-  75 .674
   Feburary 88-  91 .492
   March 138-  90 .605
   April 70-  41 .631
Postseason 54-  27 .667

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