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Alec Burks was hesitant about playing but has decided to give it a go

by Adam Koffler | 76ers Correspondent | Mon, Jul 6th 5:01pm EDT

76ers G/F Alec Burks was originally hesitant in joining the team in the bubble in Disney World because his wife is pregnant and due later this year. (Kyle Neubeck on Twitter)

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Burks didn’t want to let his teammates down. He said, “I felt like if a majority of the team was going to play, I was going to play....I want to go fight and go to war with my teammates, so let’s just hope for the best.” A lot of guys are struggling with the mental balance of family vs. the team and playing the game they love. Burks was a nice pickup for Philadelphia earlier this season when he came over in a trade from the lowly Warriors. Burks and Glenn Robinson III have provided the 76ers with depth behind Tobias Harris and Ben Simmons at the G/F positions and will play key roles once the season resumes later this month.

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