What a spectacle in Philadelphia! The Sixers have decided an overtime threshold against the Memphis Grizzlies with 122: 119, while Tyrese Maxey becomes the final minutes to the hero of the game. A strong appearance of yes Morant and Desmond Bane is not enough for Grizzlies.
- Philadelphia 76ers (31-19) – Memphis Grizzlies (35-18) 122: 119 OT (Boxscore)
- Sixers vs. Grizzlies: Hot Fight to Morant Show
Philadelphia 76ers (31-19) – Memphis Grizzlies (35-18) 122: 119 OT (Boxscore)
Philadelphia renounced the freshly bound Eastern Conference Player of the Week Joel Embid, who got a breather. Nevertheless, the Sixers also continued their course against the surprise team from the West, Philly now has five victories in a row in the account, as a whole, the Sixers 15 of her past 18 games won.
Thanks to the first line Tyrese Maxey, who set his personal seasonal test value with 33 points (13/23 FG, 8 assists and 4 blocks). The Point Guard was also that the Sixers brought 26.4 seconds before the over the overtime with an aggressive drive and difficult conclusion against Jaren Jackson Jr. and then put the closing point with the buzzer.
Thus, he ultimately latter the once again spectacular appearance of yes morant. The 22-year-old sanked on the way to 37 points (15/30, but 0/5 threesome) Alberne Layups almost as on the assembly line or served teammates with highlight assists (5 templates). However, he also loved a potential and one second seconds before the end of the regular season that brought Memphis in front. His Wild Layup short before had taken care of for the compensation.
So first the Overtime brought the decision in which he went back and forth as in the rest of the game. Morant and the also Bear-strong Desmond Bane (Career High 34 points at 12/21 FG and 5/9 threesome) worried the Grizzlies a slight advantage (119: 115) before Danny Green shortened from Downtown. Morant, however, had several attempts from the distance in this phase, even two drives were not successful. The punished Maxey ice cold.
Sixers vs. Grizzlies: Hot Fight to Morant Show
In the last Grizzlies attack, Ziaire Williams had the opportunity to shoot Memphis back in the lead. Morant had served the rookie after another good attack in the right corner, but his threesome finished only at the ring. Miscellaneous, Matisse Thybulle delighted the ball immediately after his defensive rebound in the opposing half to take time from the clock. There also waited Maxey, who asked the victory.
In addition to the Guard, Tobias Harris also made a good match, the Forward posted 31 points as well as 5 rebounds and assists each. Andre Drummond jumped well into the breach as a starting center for Embiid and filled the box score with 16 points, 23 rebounders, 5 assists, 2 steals and 3 blocks.
The Sixers could hardly be taken out of the absence of the lack of franchise star embid anyway. Maxey was well laid right from the beginning (11 points in the first quarter), in the second section Harris led the hosts to an interim 17-point leadership. However, Memphis was already on the half-time break again (63:58 philly).
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In the third section, the Morant Show took a way to ride, the Point Guard recorded 13 of the 22 Grizzlies counters. But Memphis could not settle, but instead, both teams were delivered to a hot fight until the end. In the fourth quarter alone and in the Overtime there were 14 leadership changes – with the better end for the Sixers.