Keith Pompey dissects the 76ers' improved defense in his latest Locked on Sixers podcast. Players are starting to buy into the defensive principles, and the team has made solid tweaks to the help-side defense.

However, Pompey adds that Wednesday night’s game against the San Antonio Spurs at the Wells Fargo Center will provide a good test for the Sixers' improved defense. The Spurs are shooting a league-best 40.4 percent on three-pointers.