The Philadelphia 76ers held media day ahead of the 2018-19 NBA season on Friday.

Here's what we learned.

 

Ben Simmons doesn't plan to turn into Ray Allen this season.


Jonah Bolden will take over the Richaun Holmes role of athletic big off of the deep bench, but the team will be looking for more defense and floor-spacing from Bolden than they did with Holmes.  

JoJo has his eyes on the prize


Markelle got his swagger back over the offseason  

T.J. is still T.J.

 

 

We are going to see more three's from Amir Johnson.  

 

Robert Covington put in work on his weaknesses over the offseason

New GM Elton Brand thinks that the team is still a piece away from true contention

 

After making the Eastern Conference Semifinals last season, the Sixers will clearly be looking to take the next step during their upcoming campaign.

 

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