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NBA: High scorer Durant pours in 34 as under-manned Nets beat Sixers, Basketball Information & High Tales

NBA: High scorer Durant pours in 34 as under-manned Nets beat Sixers, Basketball Information & High Tales

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Kevin Durant completed with 34 factors, 11 rebounds and eight assists because the short-handed Brooklyn Nets beat Joel Embiid’s Philadelphia 76ers 114-105 on Thursday (Dec 16) in New York.

Durant, who’s the league’s main scorer, delivered a four-point play with 1min 46sec remaining and the sport tied.

The primary-place Nets have been lacking seven gamers due to Covid-19, leaving them with simply 9 gamers obtainable for the sport, performed in entrance of a crowd of 17,000 at Barclays Heart enviornment.

It was Brooklyn’s second straight recreation with out starters James Harden, LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre’ Bembry, together with reserves Bruce Brown, Paul Millsap, Jevon Carter and James Johnson.

Blake Griffin and Nic Claxton every tallied a season-high 17 factors whereas Patty Mills scored 14 as Brooklyn received their fourth straight.

The Nets had simply eight gamers obtainable for Tuesday’s recreation towards the Toronto Raptors. Brooklyn is being pressured to implement a hardship exception to attempt to add gamers to the roster.

Embiid had 32 factors, 9 rebounds and 6 assists within the 76ers’ third straight loss. Seth Curry scored 29 factors. Embiid was averaging 27 factors coming into Thursday’s contest.

The sport was just like Brooklyn’s 114-109 win over the Sixers in October when Durant earned a triple-double of 29 factors, 15 rebounds and 12 assists.

In Indianapolis, Caris LeVert tallied a season-high 31 factors because the Indiana Pacers handed the Detroit Pistons their thirteenth consecutive loss 122-113.

Justin Vacation had 17 factors, whereas Myles Turner contributed 16 factors, seven rebounds and 4 blocks for Indiana.

Chris Duarte equipped 15 factors, 9 rebounds and 4 assists, Domantas Sabonis added 12 factors and Jeremy Lamb scored 11 factors.

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