By Sally Fahey

Sixers Nation may have some buyer’s remorse with Al Horford’s four-year mega-deal, after he struggled to fit in alongside Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.

But the motivation behind signing him was always to avoid the slumps that happened in the playoffs last year whenever Embiid would sit.

If the center rotation gets Philly out of the second round this year, the rough regular season will be forgotten.