Will 76ers vs. Celtics be the best NBA rivalry in 2018-19? | The Jump | ESPN

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • The Jump's Cassidy Hubbarth, Ohm Youngmisuk and Chris Haynes discuss whether the Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics will be the best NBA rivalry in 2018-19, with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons taking on youngsters Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, as well as veterans Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward.

    The crew goes on to discuss Giannis Antetokounmpo's showcase game on Christmas Day (Milwaukee Bucks vs. New York Knicks), and whether there's pressure for Kristaps Porzingis to play in that showdown. They also talk about the Christmas 2018 game featuring Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz vs. Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers.

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  • Ahadu Tadesse
    Ahadu Tadesse  7 months ago

    NBA CHRISTMAS DAY SCHEDULE
    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25 2009

  • Ahadu Tadesse
    Ahadu Tadesse  7 months ago

    Heat Knicks on ESPN
    Celtics Magic on ABC
    Cavaliers Lakers on ABC
    Clippers Suns on ABC
    Nuggets Trail Blazers on ESPN

  • Renatojr Absalon
    Renatojr Absalon  8 months ago

    Not even close .. they cant beat the celtics...

  • Sarah Rimmington
    Sarah Rimmington  10 months ago

    LOL this isn't aging well

  • James Corsey
    James Corsey  a years ago

    Nah we aint got enuff yet we gotta acquire more threats

  • Quentin Coberley
    Quentin Coberley  a years ago

    Thunder vs warriors?

  • Life Is Awesome !!!!!
    Life Is Awesome !!!!!  a years ago +1

    Indiana will make it to the eastern conference!! Don’t know who their playing but they’ll be there! I would say Boston will be there and would like for them to be there, but they have an HIGH volume of injuries that always seem to take place when they need that star power!!!

  • Accolade HQ
    Accolade HQ  a years ago

    Only pressure on KP to return if from non knicks fans. He can sit out all year if he has to

  • JesusChrist IsSatan

    No. The Celtics will dominate them too much. The Warriors/Rockets will be the best rivalry. Or possibly the Celtics/Warriors will be the best rivalry.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page  a years ago

    LeBron scored 51 points in Game 1 NBA Finals against Golden State defenders, a so-called DEATH LINEUP.😀😀😀😀
    J.R. Smith isn't around to lose the game this time !!!

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page  a years ago

    Philadelphia got WEAKER AT 3-POINT SHOOTING.😞😞😞
    They lost 2 of their best shooters, meaning Simmons has less floor space to operate with.

  • Cee Jenkins
    Cee Jenkins  a years ago

    it aint a rivalry when its one sided. philly will never get past boston

  • Javier Condit
    Javier Condit  a years ago

    This rivalry ain't a rivalry until ben Simmons gets a serviceable jumper

  • crannydad bruh
    crannydad bruh  a years ago +1

    Celtics can beat wariors if everyone healthy they stacked

  • Icey Millions
    Icey Millions  a years ago

    Well just see if markell futz makes them better

  • Marie Nleme
    Marie Nleme  a years ago

    Spurs vs Raptors y’all

  • K C
    K C  a years ago

    Celtics Lakers

  • Jacob Thomas
    Jacob Thomas  a years ago

    I dont get why they have us playing Philly in the 2 biggest games of the regular season. Give us someone competitive, like Toronto, Milwaukee, Golden State, OKC. Shit, I'd even take Indy or Washington over the 76ers. That team is pure trash. 5 games is all it took without 2 All Stars. Only upside is we will shut those cocky Sixers fans up (again) on a nationally televised game, for the world to see. Show those idiots they cant hang with big brody. 2nd or 3rd tier team.

  • Jacob Thomas
    Jacob Thomas  a years ago

    How can they be considered a rival, when they got bodied in 5 games, and got worse over the summer? At least the Bucks took us to 7. At least Toronto was the 1 seed last year and improved.

  • Jacob Thomas
    Jacob Thomas  a years ago

    No. Philly is not on our level. Boston v Toronto, or Milwaukee? Yes.