Fans gobbling up Sixers gear, as sales up 100 percent in last week

The Philadelphia 76ers are the hottest team in the NBA right now, and fans cannot seem to get enough Sixers gear as the playoffs approach.

According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, sales for Sixers gear have risen 100 percent in the last week.

Winners of 16 straight games and proud owner of the No. 3 seed in the east, They’re playing an incredibly entertaining brand of basketball, too. This is largely thanks to the presumed Rookie of the Year Ben Simmons, and the emergence of fellow rookie, Markelle Fultz.

Of course, it also helps that even when he’s not on the court with his teammates Joel Embiid is causing a stir, whether on the bench or on social media.

This team is the cat’s meow, and it would be pretty amazing if the Sixers managed to make a deep run in the playoffs.