A shorthanded Philadelphia 76ers squad handed the Atlanta Hawks their third straight loss. Or maybe, Atlanta snatched the defeat from the jaws of victory. Regardless of main by as a lot as 16 factors, Atlanta discovered a method to lose.
Hawks middle Clint Capela was again after lacking two video games with a sinus an infection. The large man didn’t miss a beat, tallying 10 factors and 16 rebounds. Sadly, he was overmatched by 76ers middle Joel Embiid.
Embiid scored the ultimate 11 factors for Philadelphia as they slowly took management of the sport later within the fourth quarter. Philadelphia’s comeback was aided by an uncharacteristically sloppy recreation by Atlanta. Dejoute Murray had seven turnovers, and his teammates turned the ball over a further 12 occasions.
Including to the chaotic environment, Hawks coach Nate McMillan shook up his rotation as soon as once more. Trent Forrest remained forward of Aaron Vacation on account of McMillan’s want to play larger guards. Nevertheless, Justin Vacation cracked the rotation and scored 16 factors off the bench.
Trae Younger was passive by his requirements. The prolific level guard solely took 14 shot makes an attempt, his second-lowest variety of makes an attempt this season. Younger opted to throw an alley-oop to John Collins on Atlanta’s penultimate possession quite than take a shot. Embiid simply deflected the go.
Atlanta has yet one more cease on their two-game highway journey. They face the Orlando Magic on Wednesday evening earlier than internet hosting the Denver Nuggets on Friday. Keep locked into AllHawks.com for information, highlights, and evaluation.
Trae Younger – 18 PTS, 10 AST
De’Andre Hunter – 18 PTS, 3 REB
Dejounte Murray – 17 PTS, 6 REB
Joel Embiid – 30 PTS, 8 REB
Tobias Harris – 24 PTS, 10 REB
Shake Milton – 21 PTS, 7 AST