Belinelli, whose contract was bought out by the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, is expected to finish paperwork and clear waivers at 5 p.m., and the Sixers would prefer that he get some warmup time before throwing him to the wolves with his new teammates. Whether he joins the team Monday or waits until Wednesday to make his Sixers debut is not a big deal. The key is that he is in Philadelphia and ready to go.
May 26, 2018 | 10:03 pm EDT Update
Ramona Shelburne: Chris Paul is not playing in this game, but he is dressed. Mike D’Antoni joked with @ESPNRadio there needs to keep a buffer between him and CP so he doesn’t get tempted to send him in.
James Harden’s now-done drought of 22 straight missed 3s is the second longest such streak in the playoffs over the last 20 years, according to ESPN Stats & Info research. Robert Horry missed 24 straight in 2003.