The Philadelphia 76ers (25-15) went on the road to face the Dallas Mavericks (24-15).
A tale of two games or halves haunted Philadelphia who drops to a dismal, 7-13 on the road.
Things started well for the Philly boys who claimed a 50-41 lead at the half with Ben Simmons dropping 11 points.
Ir then became nite-nite time for Simmons and crew as Dallas posted a 32 point third and closed with a 34 point final quarter to claim victory.
Simmons finished with the same 11 points he picked up in the first half and added 11 assists.
Josh Richardson and Al Horford each drained 16 points but Tobias Harris added a double-double with a game-high 30 points and 10 boards.
Luka Doncic and Dwight Powell both had 19 points, 12 rebound games for the Mavs. Dorian Finley-Smith added 16 points.
Philadelphia was dismal on three-pointers, hitting only 9 of 37.
By: Kevin Neibauer
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.