The Philadelphia 76ers clinched the highest seed within the Japanese Convention for the primary time in twenty years following their win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night time.
The highest seed additionally implies that the Sixers are on the alternative aspect of the bracket because the Bucks and the Nets.
“It is an accomplishment. I do not need to downplay it, however I instructed our guys to take pleasure in, I do not need to name it a second, I instructed them to benefit from the second, as a result of it is not what we wish, nevertheless it’s a part of what you will get on the best way to what you need,” stated Doc Rivers after the sport.
The Sixers at present have the perfect residence file within the East at 27-7.
Joel Embiid stated that getting the highest seed was essential as a consequence of their dominance at residence.
“Being the highest seed helps rather a lot from home-court benefit. Positively helps rather a lot as we have been dominant at residence. We barely lose right here… So it means rather a lot to have the No. 1 seed.”