DALLAS (AP) — Ben Simmons had 23 factors, eight assists, and 7 rebounds because the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Dallas Mavericks 112-one hundred ten on Saturday night time for his or her second win of the season.
Joel Embiid added 23 factors and 9 rebounds because the 76ers gained in Dallas for the primary time since Jan. 29, 2005.
Dallas had an opportunity to tie the sport and pressure extra time with zero.2 seconds remaining with Yogi Ferrell on the free throw line, however the guard missed the primary try and Dallas couldn’t rating on a rebound after he deliberately missed the second.
Simmons gained the battle of rookie level guards with Dallas’ Dennis Smith Jr, who countered with 12 factors and eight assists, however struggled with six turnovers.
T.J. McConnell added 15 factors off the bench and Robert Covington had eleven factors for the 76ers.
Harrison Barnes led Dallas with 25 factors. Wesley Matthews had 19, Ferrell 17, and J.J. Barea 15.
Embiid obtained the most effective of former teammate and pal Nerlens Noel, who had 4 factors and 4 rebounds. Noel spent three and a half seasons with the 76ers earlier than being traded to Dallas final February.
Each groups relied closely on three-pointers as Philadelphia went sixteen-for-35 from past the arc, whereas Dallas made 19 of forty three-level makes an attempt.
Philadelphia seemingly took management and closed the third quarter with a thirteen-four run after Dallas took a seventy six-seventy four lead with 5:06 remaining within the interval.
The Mavericks opened the fourth quarter with a 9-zero run and stored the sport shut, however couldn’t regain the lead of their last outing earlier than a two-recreation street journey.
76ers: F J.J. Reddick missed the sport with decrease again tightness. Dario Saric began in Reddick’s place and had 12 factors in 29 minutes. … Philadelphia led fifty seven-fifty six at halftime.
Mavericks: F Dirk Nowitzki had eleven factors and recorded his 1,788th profession three-pointer within the third quarter, shifting previous Rashard Lewis for sole possession of thirteenth place on the NBA all-time listing. . 76ers assistant coach Jim O’Brien served because the Mavericks lead assistant through the 2012-thirteen season. . Dallas had gained eleven straight at house towards Philadelphia heading into Saturday.
76ers: Full their Texas street journey with a go to to Houston on Monday.
Mavericks: Journey to Utah on Monday nonetheless on the lookout for their first street win.
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