Philly.com writer John Mitchell believes that adding free agent Kenyon Martin could help the Philadelphia 76ers be more physical in the paint and take some of the load off of Thaddeus Young.
The Philadelphia 76ers fell to No. 18 in this week's SB Nation NBA power rankings following a string of three consecutive losses, two of them without leading scorer Jrue Holiday.
The Philadelphia 76ers host a struggling Los Angeles Lakers squad Sunday (6 p.m.) at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers (12-11) will be looking to snap their own two-game losing streak, while the Lakers (10-14) close out a four-game road trip.
Philadelphia 76ers point guard Jrue Holiday is having an All-Star-type season to date, but he hasn't received many votes according to early All-Star ballot results, which were released Thursday.
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant headlined their respective conferences in the first NBA All-Star ballot returns, which were released on Thursday. The Sixers' Jrue Holiday was ninth in backcourt voting for the East.
The Philadelphia 76ers dropped three spots in this week's SB Nation NBA power rankings after going 1-2 over the last week and struggling to get their offense going.