Sunday, March 26, 2023

Sixers record six wins with close win against Nets

01/26/2023 at 06:56


Embiid, Harden and Maxi lead Philadelphia to beat Brooklyn 137-133

The guys from the Big Apple leveled the game after trailing by 17 points, but conceded defeat in the final sprint

loss philadelphia 76ers Defeated some and secured sixth consecutive win on Wednesday Brooklyn Nets who sold their necklaces at a high price, despite the absence of an injured Kevin Durant (137-133, Matches between these two teams have been extra spicy since James Harden came to the Sixers in February 2022 in exchange for Ben Simmons, who moved to Brooklyn (along with Seth Curry and Andre Drummond) after his highly controversial departure from Philadelphia and the entire season. Had left for Without playing (he wouldn’t play a minute with the Nets last year).

Simmons, the ‘enemy’ of the Sixers since then, was once again blessed with every action in Philadelphia, and he had 12 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists tonight. The Australians already played with Brooklyn in Philadelphia (a 115–106 win for the Sixers last November), but the injured James Harden and Joel Embiid did not participate on that occasion. Thus, it was the first time Embiid and Simmons saw each other face to face and some plays saw tension between these former teammates.

In addition to the ‘Simmons case’, the Nets, after trailing by 17 points in the third period, were able to tie the game with 4.06 remaining on the clock in the final quarter and were down -2 in the last minute of the game. However, the local’s spectacular free throw success (35 of 36 in the entire game) ended the match, despite the fact that Kyrie Irving tried to finish with an impressive penetration in the last minute. Embiid (26 points and 10 rebounds on 13 of 13 free throws), Harden (23 points and 7 assists) and Tyrese Maxi (27 points with 6 three-pointers coming off the bench) led the Sixers to win the preseason. (31-16). In the Nets, the fourth in the same conference (29-18), the most outstanding were Irving (30 points and 10 assists) and Curry (32 points with 7 triples as the sixth man).

Attacks dominated the defense in a clash that began with A 41-41 The opening quarter marked the first time in this NBA season that both teams exceeded 40 points in the first twelve minutes.

The Sixers will have a very tough game against the West leaders Denver Nuggets on Saturday in an exciting duel between Embiid and Nikola Jokic. For their part, the Nets will host the Detroit Pistons, the bottom team in the East, on their court on Thursday.

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