Why the Celtics are the 76ers’ biggest obstacle in the postseason

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Marcus Smart, Celtics (Photo By Winslow Townson/Getty Images)
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The Celtics made huge improvements on the previous season’s loopholes than the 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers front office looked satisfied with last season’s performance, as they made very few changes in the team. Coach Rivers looks to run the show by injecting back-court stars to handle ranged shooting. The plan proved praiseworthy as the team overcame some opponents without their star players on a given night. But the winning percentage as a whole has yet to show much improvement. New addition De’Anthony Melton is in the running for the defensive team nomination, while Embiid is again fighting with the Nuggets big man for the MVP race.

The Celtics not only made some significant changes on the players’ front, but they also changed their finalist coach based on team policy. This affected their style of play, which is more of an offense right now. These big changes reflected positively and saw a 10% surge in winnings.

On playing front, Philly has a similar offensive flow and improved defense. For the Celtics though, they maintained their strong team defense and improved their offense to better their season. Coach Joe Mazzulla worked hard on their weakness – “Turnovers” during the season and has shown great improvement. This minimizes their chances of losing, even against strong-performing teams like us, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, and the Suns.