The Philadelphia 76ers are closing in on the month of December and they have a chance of making strides in the standings.
After opening the season with presentable 9-6 record, it can be said that they slowly but surely establishing themselves as a playoff team.
Thus far, Philadelphia ranks 7th in the league in points allowed per game (93.4). However, they have struggled to consistently produce offensively, ranking just 26th in the league in points per game (92.2).
Despite their stellar defense, they evidently need to put it together offensively. With guys like Jrue Holiday, averaging over 18 and 9 assists per game, and Evan Turner, averaging over 12 and seven boards, exceeding expectations, it can be said that there is certainly capability.
The month of December is a great time for them to tie things together and consistently produce. Along the way they have favorable matchups, but at the same time there will the inevitable losses.
Let's take a look at their December schedule in more depth...