Both Ilyasova and Embiid are solid in the front court, and they play complimentary basketball. In fact, Ersan Ilyasova has played well enough to begin the talk of returning to the team next season. To do so, the team must offer him a new paper contract for him to sign. Will the team do so? It’s hard to believe that they won’t.
Head coach Brett Brown has been experimenting with the team’s players this year, determining which ensemble is most compatible. With this news, the team could begin to slow down on rotations and focus on this group. In fact, look who the starters are for the January 20 showdown with the Portland Trailblazers?