With any team in any sport, there are always ups and downs. Whether it is through mistakes in decision-making or overall inconsistent play by the team, it inevitably takes place. It is the mere nature of sports and the Philadelphia 76ers are seeing it first-hand this season.
Sitting at a record of 16-22 and four games short of a playoff spot, it is fair to say they have been exposed to more of the downs than ups, especially considering they were expecting a to be a competitive playoff team.
While there is still plenty of time left to bounce back, there are glaring aspects of their season where fans can identify some of the causes to their slight downfall.