6. "Philly has the best team, Brooklyn has the best talent." In response to Reply # 0
Unclear if Kyrie even plays, but even if he doesn't, Harden has taken teams with questionable chemistry to the semifinals and finals in the West before, lol. When he's locked in, he's incredibly good on offense... and Durant has that same talent, if not more. I don't really know what Philly does to stop that-- even as I say in the same breath Brooklyn currently doesn't have anyone for Embiid. I imagine that signing a few vet goons to just hack the fuck out of Embiid is an easier path for slowing their star than Philly has of slowing Durant/an engaged Harden tho.
Gun to head... assuming full health, I go Brooklyn by a beard hair. But Philly's *right* there, because I absolutely love how they reconstructed their roster.