Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers playoff games have intensified after the series got tied up. After 4 games the teams stand 2-2 apiece. Atlanta Hawks made a major comeback in game 4 to shatter the lead dreams for the Philadelphia 76ers. Now the Philadelhia 76ers are back home for game 5 and in search of a win to take a lead. Marquee players Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are looking to bounce back after a poor performance in the recent game. The team has got loyal fans who supported them in thick and thins. So have the former players including Allen Iverson and Julius Erving who have showed for game 5 at Wells Fargo Center.
Both the teams are in search of a win which will solidify their stance in the series. However, Atlanta Hawks are on an advantageous side carrying the winning momentum from the last game. Yet, Wells Fargo Center, the home 76ers has been whooping in support of the home team. Previously when Hawks played here, the crowd mocked the entire roster of Atlanta. The crowd almost went at Trae Young in game 2. Now with the such support with previous franchise greats, 76ers will look to impress everyone.
Former Legends in support at crucial game
Allen Iverson and Julius Erving made their way to the arena as the Sixers aim to take Game 5 and go up 3-2 in the series as they head back to Atlanta for Game 6 and a chance to close out the series. Philly will look to interest their franchise legends with a win and put up something to cheer about at before their home crowd.
Joel Embiid wasted no time getting to work after a rough Game 4, posting 24 points and 10 rebounds on 9-11 from the field in the first half as Philly went up by 22 points at the half. After a poor performance from Embiid, his comeback means a lot for the team.
The Sixers’ defense has done their part and frustrated Trae Young and the Hawks and, with a win, can suddenly steal the momentum back from Atlanta with a chance to push them to the brink of elimination.