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At low point in season, 76ers' JJ Redick scheduled to take GMAT during playoffs

At one point in the season, Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick didn't think the Sixers were going to make the playoffs -- so he scheduled to take the GMAT on a Saturday during the NBA playoffs.

Appearing on Bleacher Report's "The Full 48 with Howard Beck" podcast, Redick said that after a particularly tough stretch for the team in December he was making his own plans for the offseason.

"We were really bad in December up until Christmas, I think we lost 10 of 12 games during one stretch. And I signed up to take the GMAT on April 21, which was the first Saturday after the regular season ended," Redick said. "Obviously I had to cancel that because I was in Miami for Game 4."

Instead of taking a standardized test that is useful in trying to gain entry to an MBA program, Redick was working at his NBA day job and dropped a team-high 24 points in a victory over the Heat.

Redick, playing in his 12th season out of Duke, has averaged a career-high 17 points in his first season in Philadelphia.