After stomping Philly in Game 1, we asked Liberty Ballers some burning questions heading into Game 2. Despite having to endure watching Kawhi’s dominant Game 1 performance, Sean Kennedy of Liberty Ballers was nice enough to answer some questions for us before Game 2. (Check out my three answers on LB over here.)
Tobias Harris, Joel Embiid and Jimmy Butler all struggled offensively in Game 1. What can they do to get it going against the Raptors tonight?
Jimmy Butler can’t settle for mid-range jumpers and has to work to attack the rim and hopefully draw more fouls — the four free throw attempts we saw in Game 1 isn’t going to cut it for a guy who is one of the better players in the league at getting to the line. Though Toronto has plenty of athletic defenders to throw at him, Butler has always operated at his own speed with the ball in his hands, with herky-jerky moves to create space for himself around the basket that can catch even top-notch defenders off-guard. The Sixers need to see more of that Monday night.
Then, when you look at Tobias Harris’ 6-of-17 shooting line, it’s easy to write him off as having …
Author: Dylan Litman / Raptors HQ