For the first time since 2001, the Philadelphia 76ers have the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Allen Iverson led the Sixers to the Finals that season, and now Joel Embiid will hope to repeat that feat. But before they start looking too far ahead, they'll have to get through a first-round matchup with the Washington Wizards.

After a brutal 17-32 start, and half a dozen games postponed due to COVID-19, the Wizards appeared to be heading towards another lottery appearance. Instead, they surged down the stretch to get into the play-in tournament. There, they lost to the Boston Celtics but beat the Indiana Pacers to earn the No. 8 seed in the East




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Ahead of Game 1 between the Sixers and Wizards, here's everything you need to know:

(1) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (8) Washington Wizards
Date: Sunday, May 23 | Time: 10:30 p.m. ET
Location: Wells Fargo Arena -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
TV: TNT | Live stream: fuboTV
Odds: PHI -345; WAS +285 | O/U: 227 (via William Hill Sportsbook)


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