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Philadelphia dominates the Raptors with 'pace, post and rub'

PHILADELPHIA -- Both the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers arrived in the 2019 postseason with a deep belief that their respective five-man starting units featured the collective talent to deliver them to the NBA Finals.

Each lineup features a combination of young, home-grown supernovas, recent big-ticket acquisitions and savvy veteran role-players. Both units excelled in their limited time together: The Sixers outscored opponents by 17.6 points per 100 possessions with Ben Simmons, JJ Redick, Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris and Joel Embiid on the floor in the regular season, while the Raptors were 12.