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The Philadelphia 76ers kicked off last week on a bad note. As they paid a visit to the Washington Wizards, the Sixers took on a blowout loss after winning their previous two games.

Following their tough loss in DC, the Sixers bounced back last Wednesday night when they faced the Orlando Magic. Despite getting off to a slow start, the 76ers dominated the Magic and got back in the winner’s column.

When the Sixers returned to their home court on Friday night, they dominated the Los Angeles Clippers for a majority of their matchup. However, the Sixers lost focus and the Clippers took advantage of that and formed a comeback win.

Motivated to get back on track and re-focus themselves, the Sixers went into San Antonio on Sunday looking to close out their week on a high note. Joel Embiid led the Sixers to victory and put them back on track ahead of Tuesday night’s matchup.

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Now, the Sixers will host the New Orleans Pelicans for their make-up game. Last month, the Sixers and the Pelicans were scheduled to meet in South Philly but Philadelphia’s injuries and COVID-related setbacks caused the NBA to postpone the matchup. On Tuesday, the Sixers and the Pelicans will finally get their rematch of the season-opener.

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Justin Grasso covers the Philadelphia 76ers for Sports Illustrated. You can follow him for live updates on Twitter: @JGrasso_.