James Harden scored his first points with the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night, and of course they included a free throw.
Harden has struggled to hit the line at such a steady clip this season, as it seems officials don’t like his usual tactic. But now in PhiladelphiaHarden got the benefit of the doubt driving to the belt early on his debut against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Sixers settle for Harden in a pack including Ben Simmons, Seth Curry and more. Philadelphia received the best player in the aforementioned trade, thus perhaps making them an immediate winner – although that could change over time.
76ers: James Harden scores his first goal against the Timberwolves
Harden is an expert at defending and-1, and he did not disappoint with his creative leap to find a way around the Wolves defender. Unfortunately, after just a quarter of the game, the 76ers had already made 16 free throws – 11 of which came from Joel Embiid and Harden.
Whether that translates into long-term victory remains to be seen, but for now Embiid It seems like a lot of fun to have a friend by your sidethan sitting at home.
Simmons, on the other hand, has no plans to launch the Nets anytime soon.
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