Joel Embiid has an ankle injury. However, the Philadelphia 76ers must continue to advance against the Detroit Pistons. Even without the main flashlight, they were apparently able to overcome the Pistons. The Sixers won with a score of 117-111 at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan, United States, Saturday, October 26, 2019 local time.
Tobias Harris came out as the Sixers’ top scorer. He scored 29 points plus 7 rebounds, 1 assistant, and 2 steals. Al Horford, senior flashlight, added 23 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Mike Scott is 17 points off the bench.
Ben Simmons, the Sixers’ main guard, also appeared productive in attack and defense. He collected 13 points, 10 rebounds and 7 steals. Josh Ricarhdson, his duet partner, scored 10 points and 6 assists. Shake Milton behind him with 10 points.
The percentage of Sixers shots (48.3 percent) is actually lower than the Pistons (53.9 percent). However, they managed to take advantage of the momentum in the fourth quarter to win the match. The senior players like Harris and Horford can be relied upon throughout the match. While Simmons is good at defense. He often stole the ball so that the Pistons hit several times behind the attack.
In the stronghold of the Pistons, Derrick Rose again appeared hot. He scored 31 points from the bench. Markieff Morris helped him with 17 points. Luke Kennard 16 points. Andre Drummond doubles 13 points and 12 rebounds. Christian Wood 11 points.
Sixers and Pistons compete fiercely during matches. The Pistons were 29-29 ahead in the first quarter. Then, widen the distance by a difference of three points (57-54).
The Sixers continue to fight. They scored 29 more points in the third quarter. While the Pistons are only 26. The score is 83-83.
In the final quarter, the Sixers did not recede. They are even more productive. Sixers have 34 points. The momentum made them rise. Then, won the match with a total score of 117-111.
The Sixers have now packed two wins. They haven’t lost even since the opening match. Furthermore, the Sixers will compete against the Atlanta Hawks the day after tomorrow. Pistons (1-2) will face Indiana Pacers on the same day. (put)