Harris Powers Philadelphia Past New York
Tobias Harris came up with clutch baskets as Philadelphia 76ers edged New York Knicks, 99-96, in the 2020-2021 NBA Season on Tuesday night (Wednesday in the Philippines) at the Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
With the score tied at 92-all, Harris came up with back-to-back conversions to surge the 76ers ahead 96-92 but the Knicks cut it to 94-96 on a dunk by RJ Barrett.
The 76ers widened the lead to 97-94 on a free throw by Fukuan Korkmaz but the Knicks turned the ball over that led to game-sealing free throws by Harris.
Harris finished the match with 30 points, while Seth Curry added 20 markers, including four triples, as the 76ers remained on top of the Eastern Conference with 28-12 win-loss slate.
Ben Simmons fell short of triple-double with 16 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists, Korkmaz had 12 markers, while Dwight Howard had double-double 11 points and 12 rebounds for the 76ers.
Julius Randle had 19 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists, while Alec Burks and Barrett added 19 and 17 markers, respectively, as the Knicks dropped to 20-21.