Following a season-long script, the Philadelphia 76ers (32-21) won a home game and bested the Memphis Grizzlies (26-20) in front of a not too enthusiastic Wells Fargo crowd on Friday evening.
Things have gotten to a point where the impassioned Sixer fans were letting their disgust be heard during the pre-game warmups.
Sadly, it has come down to a team that cannot win on the road, can’t lose at home.
The home team lost Joel Embiid to, you guessed it, another injury.
Embiid managed to register 10 points before he exited.
Furkan Korkmaz banged a game-high 34 points to help Philadelphia snap a horrifying four-game losing string.
The always shaky Ben Simmons posted a 22 point. 10 assist night to help the Philly cause.
Tobias Harris found his scoring touch with a 21 point contest.
The Sixers stayed hot from three-point land by going 14 of 23 and caught fire late with a 41 point fourth quarter.
Memphis received a double-double from Jonas Valencias and his 14 points 10 rebound game
The Grizzlies were aided with a 15 point game from Ja Morant and 13 from Tyus Jones.