The Philadelphia 76ers took the game against the New York Knicks (119-112)
The Knicks could not beat the Sixers and suffered their third straight loss
Joel Embiid and James Harden He extended his sweet moment this Sunday, scoring 35 and 29 points, respectively, to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a victory against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in the game that opened the NBA Christmas Day schedule.
The 76ers haven’t stopped stepping on the accelerator, led by a stellar duo that has finally found consistency. this time he was the victim knickssuffered its third defeat in a row.
After Embiid’s 44 points and Harden’s triple double of 20 points, 11 rebounds and 21 assists against the Los Angeles Clippers, the center and point guard combined for 64 points against the Knicks.
Embiid contributed 35 points with eight rebounds and one assist, while Harden contributed a double-double of 29 points, four rebounds, thirteen assists and four steals.
The day the United States was informed of its intention to return to Houston the following year, Harden responded with a solid performance, fueled by five triples.
Third loss in a row for the Knicks
The Knicks could not beat the Sixers and suffered their third straight lossFirst after chasing eight consecutive wins.
They surrendered with honor and a stellar group performance, which saw Julius Randle leading the way with 35 points, eight rebounds and four assists, and three players who authored double-doubles, RJ Barrett, Mitchell Robinson and Jalen Brunson. with.
Barrett had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Brunson had 23 points and eleven assists, while Robinson dominated in the paint with ten points and 16 rebounds.
Brunson and Randle get off to a strong start
great team performance tom thibodeau allowing the Knicks to rule for three quarters, leading by fourteen points in the first quarter at 30–16 and thirteen in the second, before the 76ers closed out the period leading.
randall y brunson They began throwing in the first period with thirteen and ten points, respectively.
Embiid and Harden raise their voices in the third quarter
Five consecutive points, culminating in a three pointer by Shaq Milton with 0.3 seconds remaining, brought Doc River’s men within three points (60–63).
Jalen Brunson’s eleven points kept the Knicks going after the break and gave the New Yorkers a nine-point lead at 87–78, but the 76ers found their voices as Embiid and Harden narrowed the deficit to fifteen and thirteen points, respectively. . One point to enter the final quarter (96-95).
niang enters the scene
He gave confidence to his teammates and George Niang leveled up at the crucial moment, who had scored only four points till then.
The Senegal-born American scored twelve points, going seven of four on three-pointers, and allowed the 76ers to complete their comeback to win 119–112.
Dock Rivers’ men are fifth in the East (20-12), while the Knicks occupy sixth place (18-16).
The 76ers will close out their 2022 with duels against the Washington Wizards, New York Pelicans and Oklahoma City Thunder, while the Knicks play against the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs. efe