Joel Embiid had 22 factors, 10 rebounds and 6 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers remained unbeaten at dwelling with a 97-92 win over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday.
Tobias Harris added 20 factors, Matisse Thybulle had 13 and Al Horford 11 because the Sixers improved to 13-Zero at Wells Fargo Middle, their finest dwelling begin since successful 22 in a row in 1966-67.
Will Barton led the Nuggets with 26 factors, and Nikola Jokic added 15 factors, 11 assists and 7 rebounds. Gary Harris additionally scored 14 factors whereas Paul Millsap had 10 for Denver, which misplaced Jamal Murray to a hip harm within the first quarter.
Jokic drove to the basket for a hoop that closed the Nuggets inside 95-92 with 18.9 seconds remaining.
Embiid then hit a pair of free throws with 15.Three seconds left for a 97-92 lead.
Barton missed a Three-point try, and the Sixers grabbed the rebound and ran out the clock.
Murray appeared to injure his hip with 6:49 left within the first quarter, and eh did not return for the rest of the sport. Murray was scoreless in 5 first-half minutes, and X-rays taken within the locker room had been unfavorable, based on the TNT broadcast.
Barton scored 15 factors within the first quarter for the Nuggets, who trailed 55-50 on the half. Denver used a 12-Zero run to go forward 64-59 with 7:35 left within the third.
Philadelphia later responded with seven straight factors to take a 74-70 benefit with four:13 remaining within the third.
Horford scored 9 factors within the third, and the Sixers led 83-76 on the finish of the quarter. Embiid closed the interval with an acrobatic shot within the paint with Zero.2 seconds left.
After taking place by 10 early within the fourth, the Nuggets received inside 88-86 on a three-point play by Barton with seven minutes to go. Nonetheless, Thybulle got here again with a Three-pointer from the wing for a five-point Sixers lead.
Gary Harris was fouled by Simmons with two seconds left on the shot clock, and he sank two on the foul line to shut the hole to 95-90 with 1:52 remaining.
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