Philadelphia 76ers beat Mavericks, Utah Jazz confirm play-off spot

LeBron James and Ben Simmons Share Instagram Props After Dueling Triple-Doubles

LeBron James and Ben Simmons Share Instagram Props After Dueling Triple-Doubles

The only other time the Sixers won 14 straight in a single season, Dr. J and Moses Malone delivered Philadelphia its last National Basketball Association title in 1983.

The Jazz's other Aussie, Dante Exum, added six points, five assists and three rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers will be one of the final four teams standing.

Mitchell also had nine rebounds and eight assists, and Joe Ingles had 22 points in the win. Jae Crowder added 18. Their weakest areas are turnovers per game (#27), points per game (#25) and field goal percentage (#25). Embiid will still be in street clothes today when the Sixers deal with the Dallas Mavericks (1 ET, NBA TV), continuing his recovery from March 31 surgery to fix a left orbital fracture.

Serge Ibaka scored 13 points, and Jakob Poeltl and Delon Wright each had 12. "And, oh by the way, we've won 50 games and we have home-court advantage and we've tied a record".

The LSU product joins center Joel Embiid, who won on January 22 and February 12, as the second 76er to be named Eastern Conference Player of the Week this season.

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Pacers 123, Hornets 117: Domantas Sabonis scored a career-high 30 points, Victor Oladipo had 27 points on 12-of-15 shooting and IN beat Charlotte to keep alive their slim hopes of winning the Central Division title.

Grizzlies 130, Pistons 117: MarShon Brooks scored 25 points, former OR standout Dillon Brooks added 22 and Memphis beat Detroit to snap a four-game losing streak. The 6'3 guard leads all rookies in scoring with 20.5 points per game while guiding the Jazz into fourth place in the Western Conference.

While he may not be the flashiest player in the league from a purely offensive perspective, Simmons has transformed from the top-overall selection in the 2016 NBA Draft into a legitimate NBA star nearly seamlessly, and this recent stretch of games as all but confirmed that he's not just resting on the laurels of a strong teams. The Hawks have nothing to play for and a loss helps them more than a win does at this point.

Isaiah Taylor and Dewayne Dedmon scored nine straight points for the Hawks after they trailed 103-101 with 2 minutes remaining.

With the Boston Celtics losing Kyrie Irving for the rest of the season it really opened up the conference, especially for the 76ers. Philadelphia is 1 in rebounding with 47.2 boards a night and 2 with 27 assists per contest.

The reason being Westbrook was unable to string together 10 wins in a row last season, which makes Simmons' achievement all the more impressive.

"He put me in position as the point guard, and I don't think he thought it would work out this well as it has", Simmons explained. They have also broken the 110 point mark 11 times during the streak.

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