Pacers beat 76ers 132-126 in an In-Season Tournament game, end Philly's 8-game winning streak
Tue, Nov 14, 2023
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Tyrese Haliburton had 33 points and 15 assists, and Obi Toppin chipped in 27 points as the Indiana Pacers beat the 76ers 132-126 in an NBA In-Season Tournament game on Tuesday night and snapped Philadelphia's eight-game winning streak.
The Pacers took the upper hand in the tourney's East Group A standings, improving to 2-0 in pool play. The Sixers slipped to 1-1.
Myles Turner added 17 points for the Pacers, whose bench outscored Philadelphia's 33-6.
Joel Embiid scored 39 points and De'Anthony Melton added 30 points. Tyrese Maxey was held to 27 points on 9-of-23 shooting after scoring a career-high 50 points against the Pacers on Sunday.
HEAT 111, HORNETS 105
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 32 points, Bam Adebayo had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Miami remained unbeaten in the in-season tournament with a win over short-handed Charlotte.
Duncan Robinson added 18 points for the Heat, who've won six straight overall.
Miami is 2-0 in group play; the Hornets are 1-1.
P.J. Washington had 32 points and six of Charlotte's season-high 15 3-pointers. LaMelo Ball added 28 points, 11 assists and six rebounds.
The Heat finished off a 4-0 road trip that included wins against San Antonio, Atlanta and Memphis.
PELICANS 131, MAVERICKS 110
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Brandon Ingram and rookie Jordan Hawkins each scored 25 points, and New Orleans snapped a five-game skid with a win over Dallas, which committed 20 turnovers in the loss.
Zion Williamson scored 19 point and Herb Jones also had 19 with five steals and two blocks as New Orleans improved to 1-1 in West Conference Group B pool play.
Luka Doncic was not in his usual form. He scored 16 points, but missed 11 of 16 shots, turned the ball over eight times and was a minus-26 in 26 minutes on the court. Kyrie Irving and Tim Hardaway Jr. each scored 17 before coach Jason Kidd pulled all the starters for most of the final period.
HAWKS 126, PISTONS 120
DETROIT (AP) - Dejounte Murray had 32 points and nine assists as Atlanta extended Detroit's losing streak to nine games.
The Hawks won their Eastern Conference Group A tourney opener, while the Pistons fell to 0-2.
Saddiq Bey had 18 points against his former team and Bogdan Bogdanovic added 17 points for the Hawks. Trae Young missed the game after his wife gave birth to their second child on Monday.
Marvin Bagley III led the Pistons with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Rookie Ausar Thompson added 21.
NETS 124, MAGIC 104
NEW YORK (AP) - Spencer Dinwiddie had 29 points, eight assists and five rebounds, leading Brooklyn over Orlando.
Mikal Bridges chipped in 21 points, five rebounds and four assists, while Cam Johnson scored 20 points as Brooklyn put six players in double figures. Day'Ron Sharpe finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Nets won their second straight overall and improved to 2-1 in the tournament.
The Nets will close their round-robin Group C slate with a home game against Toronto on Nov. 28.
Franz Wagner had 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Magic in their tournament opener. Orlando fell to 4-16 all-time at Barclays Center.
THUNDER 123, SPURS 87
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 28 points and a career-high seven steals, and Oklahoma City rolled past San Antonio.
The game featured two of the league's top rookies - San Antonio's 7-foot-3 Victor Wembanyama and Oklahoma City's 7-1 Chet Holmgren. Wembanyama finished with eight points on 4-for-15 shooting. He grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked two shots. Holmgren had nine points on 3-for-10 shooting with seven rebounds and three assists.
Josh Giddey added 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Thunder, who earned their first tourney win in three tries and a record with 19 steals.
Zach Collins and Julian Champagnie had 13 points apiece for San Antonio. The Spurs lost their sixth straight and fell to 0-2 in the tournament.
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