76ers Have Changed Their Double-Team Strategy

Kevin Garnett is mortal again, mostly because the 76ers are sending hard double teams at him. It’s been a consistent theme, especially when Ryan Hollins and Keyon Dooling are on the court. Neither of those players are threats, and Rajon Rondo isn’t really a perimeter shooter either, so Philadelphia is able to play a three-man zone on the weakside when they double team.

This is where Boston misses Avery Bradley, who has not played since his left shoulder popped out in the second quarter. Bradley’s ability to cut along the baseline goes a long way to help solve double teams. Bradley is back in the game now, so we'll see if Boston's offense starts to open up again.

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