TI have Philadelphia 76ers (36-23) won minnesota timberwolves (32-29) Friday night at Target Center at James Hardendebuted with 27 points and 13 assists.
Harden ended the match two boards to a triple-double, but the head coach Doc Rivershis starters reached for the game five minutes before the end as the Sixers were already leading by over 20 points. Joel Embid was the game’s leading scorer with 34 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists.
Tyrese Maxey went to Philadelphia
Philadelphia graduated First quarter by nine points, increasing it to 16 by break. Minnesota made a small breakthrough in third quarterbut the 66ers kept control of the game and went into last frame before 18.
Tyrese Maxi made a huge contribution to the 76ers team, scoring 28 points in 32 minutes on the floor. Matisse Tibull was the only other Philadelphia player in double figures with 11 points to seven rebounds.
Timberwolves fight from deep
Like a team, Minnesota went 9 out of 39 from beyond the arc, scoring 10 fewer three-pointers than Philadelphia on the same number of attempts. Despite the Timberwolves scoring 10 points more than the Sixers in the paint, Philadelphia added nine points more than the home team thanks to a charity streak, and five turns less.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 25 points for Minnesota and then D’Angelo Russell from 21, Anthony Edwards from 15 and Jayden McDaniels with 10. Timberwolves will now travel to fight Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday while the Sixers head to Madison Square Garden encounter a New York Knicks on Sunday.