Tactical Issues: How will the Raptors and Sixers adjust in Game 4?

The Sixers have the Raptors against the ropes after securing a 2-1 series lead. Does Toronto have what it takes to turn things around, or is this the beginning of the end of their season? The Toronto Raptors find themselves in an awfully familiar situation, but this time, there’s no LeBron James wearing the opposing team’s uniform. The Raptors were favoured to win this matchup heading into this playoff series and appeared to be on the right track after winning Game 1 convincingly.
However, a combination of an eerily familiar playoff regression and masterful counter adjustments by coach Brett Brown and the Philadelphia 76ers has put the Raptors in a Game 4 that might be the biggest game in the franchise history.
Can Nick Nurse prove that Masai Ujiri made the right hire by coming up with better adjustments than what he’s shown so far? We’ve got some ideas to help.
For the Sixers
For the first time in this series, the Sixers managed to get their offense going in a big way. Philly appeared to be pushing the right buttons for the past two games, and everything finally came together in Game 3 with momentum now firmly on …

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Author: JD Quirante / Raptors HQ

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