Letting down Joel Embiid
It's easy to pinpoint Philly's downfall on Doc Rivers' failure to get Embiid off the floor sooner in Toronto. Daryl Morey's trade for James Harden, in truth, might have inflicted longer-term damage
The Philadelphia 76ers' season, for the 21st consecutive season, ended before the conference finals.
Which means that the blame game is well underway.
Doc Rivers, not surprisingly, has already absorbed a good chunk of it. Rivers' failure to pull Joel Embiid from Philadelphia's Round 1-clinching Game 6 victory in Toronto, when leading by 29 points with le…