According to Sports Illustrated, the 76ers (39-21) could be without some key players against the Thunder (20-40).
SI reports that Joel Embiid, Furkan Korkmaz, and Tobias Harris are questionable in Monday’s matchup.
According to NBC Sports Philadelphia’s John Clark, Ben Simmons has now been upgraded to questionable.
Source says Ben Simmons actually may return tonight— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) April 26, 2021
He has been upgraded this morning from out to questionable pic.twitter.com/ELV7MX5I9d
The 76ers won their first matchup 117-93 back on April 10.
Philadelphia has lost four consecutive games but is second in the league in steals per game at 8.92.
The Wizards thumped the Thunder on Friday 129-109. OKC was outscored 59-41 in the second half, according to CBS Sports.
OKC is currently on a 13-game losing streak, which is the team’s longest losing streak since 2008.
- According to USA Today, the Thunder will be without Gabriel Deck (illness), Luguentz Dort (hip), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (foot), Josh Hall (knee), Al Horford (coach’s decision), and Mike Muscala (ankle).
PREDICTION: 76ers by 12.