Philadelphia 76ers closed 4-1 the key of the First Round of Playoffs for the Eastern Conference against Washington Wizards. He won 129-112 at the Wells Fargo Center without Joel Embiid and they got a direct ticket to the semifinals.
Despite not having the pvot Cameruns, the team benefited from a radiant performance from guard Seth Curry, who reached 30 points with a very high 10-17 in field goals (3-6 in triples).
Tobias Harris was another of the standout starters with a total of 28 goals. (9-17 on field pitches and 8-10 on singles), nine recoveries, six goal passes, three steals and a cover.
As if that were not enough, the base was very well covered with an outstanding performance of Ben Simmons. The Australian reached the triple-double with 19 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds.
Bradley Beal was the Wizards’ best record, who closed their participation for this campaign. The escort was the scorer of the match with 32 goals, seven boards and five goal passes.
The team’s star base also had a very consistent game, Russell Westbrook, who he settled as the second scorer of the squad with 24 units. In addition, he added 10 assists and took eight rebounds.
The game got off to a hard-fought start on the scoreboard. Bradley Beal dominated the Wizards with 11 points, followed by teammate Russell Westbrook with six points. The Sixers, who were behind by a short margin, managed to equalize at 29 the set. His best man was Seth Curry, who led with nine points.
In the second period the Sixers managed to improve their percentages and managed, after going down for most of the quarter, to go ahead 65-63. Valuable was Tobias Harris, who scored 11 of his 16 first-half points on this stretch. Along with him, Tyrese Maxey (6) and Danny Green (5) were important to turn history.
Washington made 53% in shots from the field in this first half, but a painful 3-8 in triples (37%) that did not allow him to go up. Beal and Sixers were strong again, while Robin Lopez, Ral Neto, and Rui Hachimura also rallied, but to no avail.
A furious start by Curry – 12 consecutive points – gave Doc Rivers a break, which despite that was only winning by four. Then came the interventions of Harris (6), Dwight Howard (6), Ben Simmons (5) and Mathysse Thybulle (5) to conquer the victory in the 38-31 quarter. In addition, he had a nine-point lead (103-94).
In the end he had a good intervention from the substitutes George Hill (2), Howard (2), Maxey (2) and Furkan Korkmaz (3) to begin to define the story. With the headlines coming back, Philly finished wrecking him. Actions by Harris and Simmons declared victory 129-112 to advance to the semifinals.
Your next goal
Philadelphia 76ers already knows its rival in the semifinals. be Atlanta Hawks, which in the second shift of the day on Wednesday beat the New York Knicks 103-89 and finished its series 4-1. You must wait for the dates and times of the meetings to appear.
Juan Ignacio Alburquerque
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