We're almost there, NBA fans. It's that time of year.
Every spot in the Eastern Conference is now set in stone while in the West we witness three championship-caliber teams battling for seeding.
The odds are obviously against the young 76ers as they go up against a favorite to win it all first round. But aside from the odds, things already aren't looking good for the Sixers because clutch-shooter Lou Williams still is unsure if he will play.
But this is why we have a bench and players to step up, right? It's part of the game.
The Sixers have a big challenge against the Heat, and I personally think they can give the Heat a run for their money in the playoffs. However, the only way this happens is if the following players step up their game.