Ben Simmons called it as he saw it Monday night.
He was asked why the Sixers struggled with physicality again in their 137-106 loss Monday night to the Miami Heat, their third straight defeat on the road.
The Sixers allowed the Heat to shoot 56.5 percent from the field and forced just three turnovers, tying the lowest total for any team during the 2019-20 season.
Philadelphia’s record dropped to 31-20 with the loss.
While the team remains 12.5 games clear of the ninth-placed Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference playoff race, the 76ers rarely showcased the championship-level form expected coming into the campaign.
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