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Moore: Tobias Harris can be the difference maker for the Sixers

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17.01.2020

If the veteran forward continues his recent aggressive approach on offense, Brett Brown’s team will be a tougher out in the playoffs

Tobias Harris holds the key to the 76ers’ halfcourt offense.

When Harris is aggressively looking for his shots — both 3-pointers and midrange jumpers/floaters — the Sixers’ spacing is better and the offense is more productive.

The Sixers will really benefit if he continues to attack like he did in the second half of Wednesday night’s 117-106 win over the Nets at the Wells Fargo Center. Harris scored 24 of his game-high 34 points in the final two quarters, including 11 in the fourth period.

Harris scored on 3-pointers (4 for 6 in the game), mid-range floaters, drives to the basket and post-ups when Brooklyn tried a smaller defender on him. He hit 14 of his 20 field goal attempts.

“I usually just take what the defense games me,” Harris said afterward. “The last couple games, there’s been a little bit of hesitation in the midrange just by determining where the defense is at. (Wednesday) I was focusing on if I got the space, just raise up and shoot it. You make it, you make it. You miss it, hopefully we get the........

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