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Vegas will get good early look on Tobias Harris’ impact on 76ers

As fate would have it, the 76ers’ first game after the blockbuster trade acquiring Tobias Harris will be nationally televised Friday (ESPN, 7:05 p.m.) The Sixers, currently in the No. 5 slot in the Eastern Conference playoff picture, host the dangerous Nuggets, who have been neck-and-neck with the Warriors at the top of the Western Conference for weeks. Fortunately for basketball fans, Philadelphia’s following two games are also national-TV attractions (Sunday versus the Lakers at 3:30 p.m. on ABC, Tuesday versus Boston at 8 p.m. on TNT). Media and market reaction to the Harris acquisition was immediate. Analysts considered Tobias an ideal fit for the team’s skill sets. The Sixers need shooting, and Harris can deliver from all ...