TI have Phoenix Suns landed another authoritative blow to cement their position as the best team in the NBA at the moment by defeating Philadelphia 76ers 114-109 on Tuesday night as guests who focused their offense on just two players.
Talking about the big momentum of the Suns, the team led by Monty Williams lagged by as much as 14 points during this game, however, judging by their two leaders, point guard Chris-Paul and shooting guard Devin Bookerthey came from behind and took their 14th win in their last 15 games.
The Booker and Paul Show
Booker was the game’s top scorer with 35 pointswhile Chris Paul published the usual double-double product 16 points and 12 assists.
Centre JaVale McGee also added a double-double thanks to 15 points and 12 rebounds, as well as a small forward Michael Bridges’23 points and center DeAndre Aytons 10 points were five players from the reigning Western Conference champions who broke double figures in scoring.
In a losing streak to the 76ers, this was another monster game for the phenomenal center of Cameroon. Joel Embidwho scored 34 points and 12 rebounds, but conceded a couple of assists in the last minutes, which ensured the victory of the opposing team.
Embiid again scored 25 points and 10 rebounds
It was Embiid’s fifth straight game in which he had at least 25 points and at least 10 rebounds. longest active streak in the NBA.
Another player who stood out among the locals in attack was the power forward. Tobias Harrisscoring 30 points, in addition to Tyrese Maxi14 units made up almost the entire attack of the team from the city of “Brotherly Love”.
With this record, Phoenix improved its record to 44-10, the best in the NBA and therefore the championship. Western Conferencewhile Philadelphia fell to 32-22 and finished fifth in the Eastern Conference.
What’s next for the Suns and 76ers?
The next Suns game is next Thursday when they host the champion. Milwaukee Bucks.
Meanwhile, the 76ers will return to the court this Friday to host Oklahoma City Thunder.