NEW YORK (CBSNewYork / AP) Tobias Harris takes two free throws with 5.3 seconds remaining in extra time and the Philadelphia 76ers take the win over the team. New York Knicks up to 15 games with a 101-100 win on Sunday night.
Philadelphia improved to 30-13 with the eighth win of the last 10 games.
Julius Randle has scored 24 points but his final shot came to an end just before there was an buzz as New York dropped to 21-22.
The final meeting of a three-match season streak and the second in five days between Atlantic Division rivals was a defensive struggle along the way.
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Danny Green connected with a player floating in the lane to push the edge to 88-85. In the subsequent possession, Randle missed a layup and Harris embraced the recovery. But he missed both free throws and Dwight Howard was unable to break the loose ball, giving the Knicks one last shot.
They took advantage of when Randle knocked out a 3-right corner with Harris covering him to finish the game at 88. After a while, Randle stole Simmons’ pass and ran onto the field, but His 3-point shot failed very badly.
Green hit a 3-point lead to give Philadelphia a 96-93 lead in extra time, but Burks and RJ Barrett took a shot at Reggie Bullock’s No. 3 as the clock ran out giving the Knicks a 100-96 lead.
Harris takes a 3 and Randle is called for his fourth foul as Harris tries to catch Shake Milton’s erroneous shot. Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau appeared to be trying to challenge the call, but there were no reviews and Harris swung in both free throws to put Philadelphia one.
76ers: Philadelphia entered the game with its best at the East Conference and second-best in the NBA, so coach Doc Rivers doesn’t think there is much that the front office can do to improve the 76ers. before Thursday’s trading deadline. In fact, Rivers believes the best move Sixers can make is to bring center star Joel Embiid back from a bruise on his left knee, sore in a 127-100 win over Washington Wizards on December 12. March. “If we move, great. Otherwise we love our team, ”Rivers said before the game. “No move we can make is more important than getting Joel back there.”
Knicks: Short-sleeved knicks received help with the return of Immanuel Quickley and striker Mitchell Robinson, both of whom played with Philadelphia. Robinson has missed 15 games with a broken hand and Quickley sidelined New York’s 94-93 win over Orlando on Thursday night with a sore left ankle. Knicks have no starting point guard Elfrid Payton, who missed his fifth straight game with a strained right hamstring, and reserve guards Austin Rivers (personally) and Derrick Rose (intersections). stay up healthy and safe). Thibodeau said Robinson, which is often New York’s starting center, “could probably start off the bench initially and then we’ll see where that goes. Eventually he will start again. “
76ers: Play second game on their six-game long-distance trip on Tuesday at Golden State.
Knicks: Hosted Washington on Tuesday night in the first half of a two-game series between teams.
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