It’s hard to travel around the city and not be struck by the welcoming image of the 76ers’ $80 million blockbuster free-agent acquisition.
Much like the ads, Brand and the Philadelphia 76ers won’t sneak up on the NBA this year.
“I think we did sneak up on some teams for a little stretch,” coach Maurice Cheeks said. “But at a certain point, they knew we were coming.”
The team that shook off an abysmal start last season thanks to a fun and fast-breaking style that propelled it into the postseason has a new roster, new star and new attitude. The Sixers expect to win.”