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Five things you need to know about the 76ers today

1.  Joel Embiid is no longer qualified to be one of NBA's top shot blockers due to only playing in 68 percent of the Sixers games. The rookie center's 2.36 blocks per game would rank fifth if he played in 70 percent of his team's games.

2. The Sixers need to find a way to get Richaun Holmes more minutes. He had a season-high 13 points and three blocks while playing 21 minutes, 15 seconds on Friday.

3. The Sixers are no longer one of the worse draws in the NBA. They rank 19th in the league in home attendance at 16,837.

4. The Sixers rank last in the NBA in turnovers at 17.3 per game. That comes as no surprise with the team finishing with 19 and 27 turnovers in their last two games.

5. Robert Covington's defense continues to be his best attribute. The small forward ranks ninth in the league in steals at 1.94 per game.

Follow and contact 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter and on Instagram at PompeyOnSixers.