PHI Vs BKN Dream11 Team Overview, Match Centre And Probable Playing 5: Philadelphia 76ers strive to keep their glistening home record intact today against the Nets.
The hiatus in the land of NBA 2019-20 finally culminates today with the showpiece league returning after the glimmer and shimmer of the NBA All-Star Game Weekend. And there couldn’t have been a more tantalising encounter than today’s clash between Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets to usher the league back.
Holding the most sublime home record across both the conference this season with 26 wins out of 28 clashes at their home stadium, when Philadelphia step out onto the court for this one, they clearly old a slight edge. They made an advent into the break with three wins in succession with the 110-103 win over LA Clippers being vindictive of their electric touch at the moment.
Elsewhere, while Brooklyn Nets know they have a real task on their hands, the side are themselves upbeat as well. They come into today’s clash in enchanting form with the side winning four of their last five ties with the most recent being an emphatic 101-91 win over the Raptors, their second win on the bounce to see them occupy 7th spot in the Eastern Conference.
“We know how difficult it is to win in Philly,” said Nets’ Kenny Atkinson. “That record. When I look at it, that’s incredible. So that makes it even tougher going there. We know how good they are. They’re an excellent defensive team. Tons of talent.”
PHI Vs BKN Probable Winner
Without Irving, Nets are going to find it extremely treacherous to put apart aside which has made its own stadium a true bastion. The game should run close but Philadelphia should manage to emulate their 117-106 win the last time these two sides took on each other at this venue to register their third win in four clashes over the Nets this season.
Probable Playing 5
Ben Simmons, Josh Richardson, Furkan Korkmaz, Tobias Harris, Joel Embiid
Spencer Dinwiddie, Joe Harris, Caris LeVert, Taurean Prince, Jarrett Allen
Match: Philadelphia 76ers Vs Brooklyn Nets
Date And Time: 21st February, Friday- 6:30am
Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia
Television: Sony Ten 2, Six/HD, FanCode
- Josh Richardson, Joel Embiid
- Spencer Dinwiddie, Jarrett Allen
- Joel Embiid: 22.9 Points
- Kyrie Irving: 27.4 Points
Best Ball Stealer
- Joel Embiid: 11.9 Rebounds
- DeAndre Jordan: 9.9 Rebounds
Brooklyn Nets Vs Toronto Raptors: 101-91
Philadelphia 76ers Vs Los Angeles Clippers: 110-103
PHI Vs BKN Dream11 Point Guard
Ben Simmons from the home side becomes the first side to be instilled in our Dream 11 setup for this fixture. In the three clashes these two sides have met in this season, the player has pulled off staggering numbers of 24.7 points, 8.7 assists and 7.7 rpg, figures which allude towards how pivotal a player he is in the side’s attacking component.
Alec Burks joins him up from the side while from Brooklyn Nets we’ll be dwelling in the services of Spencer Dinwiddie. Only the third Nets’ player to play all 53 games this season, the point guard has controlled the centre of the court for his side with his quick ball movements and rotations.
PHI Vs BKN Dream11 Shooting Guard
A reason why Dinwiddie has been able to express himself freely is due to Joe Harris. The shooting guard has been involved in 52 games this season, starting all of them owing to his ability to open the zone and drop treys with ease to form part of a 4 man contingent which is dropping plus-57 in the 111 minutes they have played together.
PHI Vs BKN Dream11 Small Forward
Only brought into the 76ers’ squad recently, Glenn Robinson has been immediately involved in the side’s play. His ability to both send down floating jump points along with pulling up points from the deep has seen him become an instrumental name in little time to make him sublime value for the day.
PHI Vs BKN Dream11 Power Forward
A levelly composed of facet, we have opted for the one player apiece from either side for this encounter. We begin with Tobias Harris from the home setup with the player winning the battle of the boards with his ability to latch onto rebounds and transition the ball from defence to attack without any qualms.
From Brooklyn Nets meanwhile we are opting for Taurean Waller-Prince, a quissential name in the side’s defence owing to his ability to pull off deflections, steals and blocks.
PHI Vs BKN Dream11 Centre
His side’s top scorer with the 22.9 points, 11.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists, Joel Embiid was a regulation pick for us. The player has an innate and expansive ability to maraud his way in both the dockets of his side’s play to become the mainstay of their gameplan.
Simmons will represent our side as the star player with the player in electric touch at the moment.
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Dream 11 Team
Simmons, Burks, Dinwiddie, Harris, Robinson, Harris, Taurean, Joel
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.