Sixers Tyrese Maxey Flourishing With Addition of James Harden

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The early returns in the trade for James Harden have been great so far for the Philadelphia 76ers. The team is 2-0 with Harden in the lineup and the offense so far has been on fire.

In the first two games with Harden, the Sixers have been averaging a whopping 129 points per game while shooting 50% from the field. The team has also shot 80 free throws in the last two games.

The chemistry between superstars Harden and Joel Embiid has also been instant. Embiid has averaged 35.5 points and 9.5 rebounds with Harden so far. The Sixers also shot 27 free throws in the team’s win over the Knicks.

In his first two games in Philadelphia, Harden has averaged 28 points, 14 assists, and 9 rebounds per game. His chemistry hasn’t just been good with Embiid, second-year guard Tyrese Maxey has also

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ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith says Knicks missed out on Tyrese Haliburton

Boisterous ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith is blasting his beloved New York Knicks for passing on Kings rookie Tyrese Haliburton in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft.

Smith made his opinion very clear during Wednesday’s episode of “SportsCenter with Stephen A. Smith.” Smith said the Knicks should have drafted Haliburton with the No. 8 pick instead of Obi Toppin, and did so in trademark Stephen A-style during a segment entitled “Oh, No You Didn’t!”

“Rookie Tyrese Haliburton, who the New York Knicks should have drafted instead of Obi Toppin, dropping 15 points in the fourth quarter last night, hitting a late-game dagger to help win the game for the Sacramento Kings,” Smith said, referring to a recent win over the Chicago Bulls. “That’s Tyrese Haliburton. This brother can ball. Shooting about 50 percent from 3-point range. The brother is special. That’s who the New York Knicks

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