The Philadelphia 76ers have gotten off to a solid 12-9 start to the 2012-2013 season. However, there are still five areas that Doug Collins needs to address to improve the team going forward.
Collins prides himself on making adjustments, so he will most likely fix all five of these issues. However, he must improve in these five areas quickly, as the Sixers have had one of the easiest schedules so far this season so wins will be much tougher to come by as the year progresses.
Although many fans believe that the Sixers are doing just fine, the team has allowed more points than it has scored against the league's second easiest schedule. If the Sixers want to make the playoffs, they are going to need to improve dramatically.
There is no question that this team needs Andrew Bynum to return from knee surgery, but they must prepare for him to miss the entire season. That being said, the front office needs to look to find a replacement for Bynum that will hold them over until his return.
Here are five immediate changes that coach Doug Collins must make for the Philadelphia 76ers.