The 66ers’ preseason schedule includes two games against the Cavs. originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia
The 66ers and Cavs will get to know each other better in preseason.
Two of the four games on the Sixers’ 2022-23 preseason roster are with Cleveland. Below is the Sixers’ full schedule, which the team announced Friday afternoon. The two home games will be broadcast on NBC Sports Philadelphia.
Monday, October 3: 66ers – Nets, 7:30 pm ET
Wednesday, October 5: 66ers – Cavs at 7:00 pm ET
Monday, October 10: 66ers – Cavs, 7:00 pm ET
Wednesday, October 12: 66ers – Hornets, 7:00 pm ET
The 66ers already learned a lot about the Cavs in the second half of last season. From February 12 to April 3, they played Cleveland four times, ending the season.
Joel Embiid made a 40-point triple-double (and foldedfantastically ferocious dunk over the center of the All-Star Game Jarrett Allen) The first meeting between the 66ers and the Cavs last season. When the teams met in April, Embiid had 44 points and 17 rebounds.
Tyreese Maxi vs Darius Garland promises to be interesting. Garland made his first All-Star appearance last season when he turned 22. it’s not like the 66ers would be even remotely surprised to see Maxi reach that stage anytime soon.
LaMelo Ball and Hornets also tend to be fun hours. Charlotte are looking to improve their defense this year under new head coach Steve Clifford. The 66ers scored a season-high 144 points with the Hornets. in the last match of last season.
PJ Tucker, De’Anthony Melton and Danuel House Jr. are set to take the floor with the Sixers for the first time in preseason. It is also possible that Ben Simmons will play in Brooklyn against his former team. After back surgery in May The 26-year-old was expected to be ready for Nets training camp.