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Sixers podcast: Dissecting 76ers media day story lines

Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid both would be elated to win the NBA’s defensive player of the year.

Ben Simmons has regained his love for the game.
Ben Simmons has regained his love for the game.Read moreSteven M. Falk / File Photograph

In the latest edition of Locked on Sixers, Keith Pompey, The Athletic’s Michael Lee, and 97.5 FM’s Devon Givens dissect some of the major story lines from Monday’s 76ers media day.

The trio talk about the Sixers’ embracing expectations and what could stand in the way of obtaining them. They discuss Joel Embiid’s lofty goals and weight loss, among other things pertaining the two-time All-Star center. And they end the podcast talking about Ben Simmons’ disappointing end to last season, his newfound love for the game, and desire to be the best defender on the team.