Now we know what an honest 76ers promo looks like

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2 Point Lead: Sixers' Honest Promo

The above video is a completely farcical, preposterous advertisement. Although, a lot of it does make sense.

And if you're a basketball fan, you need to see it.

Every NBA team needs to promote their brand, but also be truthful with the people who pay money to see the team and buy their merchandise. So what happens when an ethical team is up front about how terrible they are?

You get this type of commercial from the Philadelphia 76ers, who entered Thursday's slate 0-12 and spawned a hilarious Deadspin post that read:

"The winless Philadelphia 76ers were down by nine to the Pacers Wednesday night. Intentionally or not, six Sixers walked onto the court. That's not allowed.

The officials gave Philly a technical foul for too many men on the court, and completely undermined the purpose of the pump-up music that had just been played at the arena. Head coach Brett Brown looked defeated, which must be instinctive by now."

Are they bad, or WHAT!?!


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Now we know what an honest 76ers promo looks like

30. Philadelphia 76ers (0-12)

Last week: 30

Stat: Only 10 rookie centers have scored at least 18 PPG on 48-percent shooting (Okafor: 18.8 PPG, 48.3 FG%)

(AP Photo/Michael Perez)

29. Los Angeles Lakers (2-9)

Last week: 28

Stat: Last in NBA in FGA in restricted area (22.1/G)

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

28. Brooklyn Nets (2-10)

Last week: 29

Stat: Worst 12-game start for the franchise since 2008-09 (0-12)

(AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

27. New Orleans Pelicans (1-11)

Last week: 26

Stat: Least "clutch" minutes played in the NBA -- 8 minutes (ahead of behind by 5 or less in final five minutes)

(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

26. Portland Trail Blazers (4-9)

Last week: 24

Stat: 0-7 since 4-2 start -- 28th in net-rating in that time (-10.5)

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

25. Sacramento Kings (4-8)

Last week: 27

Stat: Rondo: Hasn't logged less than 10 assists since Nov. 6

(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

24. Minnesota Timberwolves (5-7)

Last week: 25

Stat: Towns and Wiggins combining for 37.5 PPG

(AP Photo/Jim Mone)

23. Orlando Magic (6-6)

Last week: 22

Stat: 29th in FG% on two-point shots

(AP Photo/John Raoux)

22. Denver Nuggets (6-6)

Last week: 23

Stat: Gallinari: -9.4 net-rating

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

21. Charlotte Hornets (6-6)

Last week: 20

Stat: Six players ever have posted usage rates higher than 20 and turnover percentages under seven (Lamb: 20.9 and 6.7, respectively)

(Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

20. Milwaukee Bucks (5-6)

Last week: 18

Stat: Middleton: Team-high plus-23.4 on-off rating

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

19. Houston Rockets (5-7)

Last week: 8

Stat: Lawson: 31.8/25.7/67.6 shooting percentages

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

18. Phoenix Suns (6-5)

Last week: 21

Stat: Top-10 in offensive and defensive efficiency

(AP Photo/Matt York)

17. New York Knicks (6-6)

Last week: 19

Stat: Won sixth game last year on Jan. 19

(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

16. Detroit Pistons (6-5)

Last week: 12

Stat: No player has averaged at least 19 points and 18 rebounds since 1973-74 (Drummond: 19.1 PPG and 18.9 RPG)

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

15. Indiana Pacers (7-5)

Last week: 17

Stat: Paul George: 2.58 shooting fouls drawn per game (previous career-high: 2.03)

(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

14. Boston Celtics (6-5)

Last week: 16

Stat: 3rd in NBA in offensive rebound rate

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

13. Washington Wizards (5-4)

Last week: 14

Stat: -19 total point differential

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

12. Toronto Raptors (7-6)

Last week: 9

Stat: Five of their six losses have been decided by six points or less

(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

11. Utah Jazz (6-5)

Last week: 11

Stat: 7th in offensive rebound rate, 13th in defensive rebound rate (1st in ORB% and 5th in DRB% last year)

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

10. Memphis Grizzlies (6-6)

Last week: 13

Stat: Chalmers: 39.4 PER since being acquired on Nov. 10

(AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

9. Dallas Mavericks (8-4)

Last week: 15

Stat: Deron Williams: 30-for-30 from the free throw line this season

(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

8. Miami Heat (6-4)

Last week: 7

Stat: Ranked 29th in field goal attempts, 25th in free throw attempts

(AP Photo/AJ Mast)

7. Oklahoma City Thunder (7-5)

Last week: 4

Stat: 1st in offensive rebound rate

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

6. Atlanta Hawks (9-5)

Last week: 5

Stat: Horford: Career-high 49 three-point attempts (shooting 36.7 percent on threes)

(AP Photo/John Bazemore)

5. Los Angeles Clippers (6-4)

Last week: 6

Stat: DeAndre Jordan: 56 field goal attempts, 60 free throw attempts

(AP Photo/LM Otero)

4. Chicago Bulls (8-3)

Last week: 10

Stat: Opponents shooting a league-worst 52.9 percent in restricted area

(AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

3. Cleveland Cavaliers (8-3)

Last week: 2

Stat: Love: Taking a career-high 6.8 3PA per game but shooting just 32 percent on threes.

(AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

2. San Antonio Spurs (9-2)

Last week: 3

Stat: Leonard: 52.4/42.1/88.0 shooting percentages

(AP Photo/Darren Abate)

1. Golden State Warriors (12-0)

Last week: 1

Stat: League-best 48.1 percent team field-goal percentage and 40.1 three-point percentage

(AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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