After 21 minutes in the first half and three in the second, Markelle Fultz's starting debut offered little clarity on his eventual role.
The Celtics have Hayward and Irving back. The Raptors added Leonard. For the Sixers to take the next step and knock off one of those two teams, they'll need big improvement.
Sixers are counting on Mike Muscala and Wilson Chandler to replace Ersan Ilyasova and Marco Belinelli, but injuries could put a greater importance on Markelle Fultz and T.J. McConnell.
Heading into the night, there was little doubt that the Eagles were the best team in the NFC East. By the end of it, there was even less.
For the 14th time in the Eagles' last 22 games, the opponent took the field with fewer than five minutes remaining and a chance to tie or take the lead and failed to score.
David Falk knows a thing or two about NBA superstars. The longtime agent shares his thoughts on Elton Brand's hiring.
The Sixers think Elton Brand can help them attract star-level talent. But there are reasons to think the true test of the new GM's abilities will be something quite different.
Who stays? Who goes? What do we know? The most interesting part of the Phillies' year is about to begin.
The Phillies' 3-1 loss to the Nationals was a case study in why MLB's expanded rosters need to go.
Kaepernick is not a perfect spokesman. But that does not answer the question that is central to the current debate. What does he make people so mad? What, exactly, are we debating about?
After a summer in which they failed to land a big-ticket free agent, the Sixers need a GM who can formulate a viable plan at bolster the roster.
Are baseball games too long? Is there something deeper going on? Or is the sport's declining attendance a simple matter of circumstance?