The 76ers (18-7) are on fire. They’ve won six of their previous seven games and are coming off of an impressive 95-90 win over Kobe and the Lakers. Doug Collins has to be very happy with the team’s ability to beat tough opponents. At home, Philadelphia is 13-3 and looking like a legitimate title threat.
Lou Williams had a monster game on Monday, scoring 24 points and making it happen down the stretch. Williams has put himself in the conversation as the sixth man of the year.
San Antonio (17-9) comes in as a very veteran team that's playing well. The Spurs are winners of five straight including excellent victories over Houston and Oklahoma City.
Tony Parker is leading the way with over 18 points and seven assists per game and is complimented by the ageless Tim Duncan. The Big Fundamental is still averaging 14 points and eight rebounds at the ripe old age of 35.