NBA playoffs: 10 ominous 76ers stats after one other grotesque loss to Raptors
10 ominous 76ers stats after one other grotesque loss to Raptors originally appeared on NBC Sports actions Philadelphia
The 76ers are one of 146 groups in NBA history to put off a 3-0 sequence lead in a most fascinating-of-7 sequence.
They’re now one of factual 13 to lose the subsequent two games.
These are no longer stress-free stats, and they must no longer encouraging stats, however they’re revealing stats because the 76ers trail to keep a ways flung from becoming the first team in NBA history to blow a 3-0 sequence lead.
So right here’s tonight’s edition of Roob’s 76ers Stats off a slow 103-88 dwelling loss to the Raptors in Game 5 of their Jap Convention first-round sequence.
MAKING HISTORY: Here is the ninth seven-sport sequence in 76ers history that they’ve led 3-0 after three games however the first that hasn’t been over by the sixth sport. They’ve swept 5 of the outdated eight sequence and won the opposite two in six games. They’ve misplaced 9 straight sequence wherein they’ve misplaced support-to-support games at any point. The closing time they won a sequence wherein they misplaced consecutive games modified into a 2003 first-round sequence towards Contemporary Orleans when they won the first two, misplaced the subsequent two, then won the closing two.
3’S NOT DROPPING: After shooting 40 p.c or greater from 3 in every of the first four games, the 76ers took 37 3-pointers, 4th-most in franchise postseason history however made factual 10 and shot 27 p.c. The 27 overlooked 3’s are 2nd-most in 76ers playoff history. They overlooked 30 in a 102-94 loss to the Celtics within the first round in 2000. Danny Inexperienced modified into 4-for-9 from 3, and the leisure of the 76ers bear been 6-for-28.
JUST 14 POINTS: Their 14-point second quarter modified into the 76ers’ worst in their closing 167 dwelling games relationship support to the 2018 playoffs and a 13-point second quarter in a 113-103 loss to the Heat in Game 2 of their first-round sequence. The becoming other time within the closing 5 years the 76ers scored 14 or fewer aspects in any second quarter modified into this past December when they bear been outscored 30-13 within the second quarter of a sport in Atlanta that they wound up a hit 98-96.
WHAT’S THE POINT? Total, the 76ers’ 88 aspects are their 5th-fewest this One year and 2nd-fewest at dwelling. They misplaced to the Celtics 135-87 in February. This modified into most fascinating the fourth dwelling playoff sport in franchise history wherein the 76ers scored 88 or fewer aspects and misplaced by 15 or extra aspects. It additionally took region in 1962 (the Syracuse Nationals vs. the Philadelphia Warriors), 1991 (vs. the Bulls) and 2008 (vs. the Pistons).
BRICK AFTER BRICK: In that second quarter, the 76ers shot 5-for-22 from the sphere. Danny Inexperienced modified into 3-for-5 – all 3’s – and the leisure of the team modified into 2-for-17 from the sphere and nil-for-6 from 3. James Harden, Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris, Tyrese Maxey, Matisse Thybulle and Georges Niang bear been a blended 2-for-16 from the sphere within the quarter.
AN OMINOUS TREND: This modified into the 14th dwelling playoff loss in 76ers history by 15 or extra aspects, the first since a 16-point loss to the Celtics in Game 3 of their 2012 Jap Convention semifinal sequence. They misplaced all 13 outdated sequence wherein they misplaced a dwelling sport by 15 or extra aspects, including two when the franchise modified into primarily based utterly in Syracuse.
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CLANK: James Harden had one other unhappy shooting sport on 4-for-11 for 36 p.c. He’s shot 36 p.c or worse in four of the 5 games within the sequence and going support to the first week of March he’s shot 50 p.c in most fascinating three of his closing 22 games, and he’s been at 36 p.c or worse in 11 of these 22. Harden additionally had 5 extra turnovers and now has 18 turnovers within the 5 games. The closing 76er to shoot below 40 p.c and commit 18 or extra turnovers thru the first 5 games of a sequence modified into Andre Iguodala within the first-round sequence towards the Pistons in 2008. George McGinniss in 1978 and Andrew Toney in 1981 additionally did it.
ANOTHER QUIET NIGHT FOR JOEL: Joel Embiid shot 3-for-4 and scored 10 aspects within the sport’s first 9 minutes. He made factual four baskets and scored factual 10 extra aspects over the final 39 minutes on 4-for-11 shooting from the sphere. He modified into 4-for-4 from the line within the first 9 minutes however most fascinating shot two extra substandard shots the leisure of the sport. His six complete free throw attempts match his 2nd-fewest all One year. He modified into 1-for-4 from the line aid in early December in a 22-point dwelling loss to Utah. Embiid modified into additionally 0-for-4 from 3 and is now 4-for-17 from 3 within the sequence.
MAXEY’S STRUGGLES: Tyrese Maxey continued to fight, shooting 5-for-14 for 36 p.c on the heels of his 4-for-12 efficiency in Game 3. After making 22 of 32 shots within the first two games [69 percent] and scoring 38 and 23 aspects, he’s shooting 39 p.c [17-for-44] within the closing three with 19, 11 and 12 aspects. Here is the first time since slack November he’s had consecutive games with 12 or fewer aspects on worse than 40 p.c shooting. Maxey, the Third-most true 3-point shooter within the NBA all over the standard season, modified into 0-for-3 from 3 Monday night time and is 2-for-11 the closing three games.
RAPTORS CAN’T SHOOT EITHER: The Raptors shot factual 8-for-31 from 3 two days after shooting 8-for-34 from 3. They’re the first team in NBA history to steal consecutive playoff games whereas taking no decrease than 30 shots from 3 in both and shooting worse than 26 p.c from 3 in both. The Raptors are shooting 32.1 p.c from 3 within the sequence, which equals the worst 3-point shooting ever towards the 76ers thru 5 games of any postseason sequence.
CHASING HISTORY: In NBA history, 146 groups bear led a sequence 3-0 and all 144 bear won that sequence. Of the first 143 sequence, 90 ended in four games and 41 in 5 games. So right here is extra healthy the 13th that has long past to a Game 6. Simplest three bear long past to a Game 7, most no longer too long within the past in 2003, when the Mavs won the first three games of their Western Convention first-round sequence, the Path Blazers won the subsequent three, after which the Mavericks closed out the sequence in seven games in Dallas. The 1951 Knicks misplaced to the Rochester Royals within the NBA Finals in seven games after losing the first three games, and the 1994 Jazz misplaced to the Nuggets in seven games in their Western Convention semifinal round sequence after losing the first three games.