Monthly Archives: décembre 2014

Defeated by the Blazers 114-93

Defeated by the Blazers 114-93

The trip to Portland ( 2nd in the Western conference 24 W/7L ) didn’t look easy. Indeed it turned out to be a one-way game, where thé 76ers never won a quarter.

However the 1st quarter is pretty close and the Blazers only end it with a 3 pt lead at 27-24.Damian Lillard is setting the tone ( he finishes with 28 pts,7/7 from the foul line, 5 rbds et 9 ast), imitated by Wesley Matthews (25 pts, 7/17 from the 3pt line ). On the Sixers side, Tony Wroten (22 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals ) et Michael Carter-Williams (17 points, 6 rebounds, 5 ast, 2 steals ) try to fire back. The gap is getting bigger and the Blazers take a 10 pts lead at halftime 61-51.

The second half isn’t any different than the 1st, with dominate in every aspect of the game (25 assists versus 16, 48 rebounds vs 42, 86% Free Throws shooting percentage vs 55% côté 76ers) and will end up logically winning the contest.

Luc Mbah a Moute who spent 25’ on the court with 9 points, 4 rebounds et 1 ast, came back on the loss after the game.

Luc Mbah a Moute

Great win 91-87 in Miami after an incredible finish!

Great win 91-87 in Miami after an incredible finish!

« The 76ers earned their 4th win of the season in Miami with a great effort – starting from the half of the 3rd quarter – after being down 23 points.

Up until then indeed, the Heat was ruling the contest hands down. They started out taking a 32-19 lead in the 1st quarter, then in the 2nd the scoring evened itself out a little bit but the Heat finished the 1st half with a 15 points lead. The 76ers will completely flip things around and outscore the Heat 45-18 ! This gives a mark of 31-21 in favor a Philadelphia in the 3rd and the 76ers will even afford the luxury to go past their opponent with a 18-9 run in the final quarter, despite several possibilities for the Heat to come back in the money time. An incredible ending that will reinsure 76ers fans. Motivation, talent and burning desire to win is carrying the team ! Luc Mbah a Moute had a remarkable performance with 19 pts, 6 rebounds and 2 steals in 38’51 ». Michael Carter-Williams had 20 pts , 3 tbs , 5 assists and 6 steals.

Sixers recording their 4th win away this season ( 4 W/ 23 L ) and finally get in a positive streak with 2 consecutive wins. Waiting now for this 1st home Win that the fans have been impatiently looking for !

76ers @ Miami

Another Win in Orlando!

Another Win in Orlando!

The 76ers won their third win of the season, by winning in Orlando 96-88. This win emerged from the second half.

For the first half, though they had a good start in the first quarter with 23-20. At the break Orlando was ahead with 44-37, they will go and add 10 more points in the 3rd quarter. But it was during the fourth quarter that the 76ers took over the game with 7-0, which allowed them to be in control until the end of the game. Though the Orlando Magic put on a good fight to come back, the 76ers were better and won their third game with 96-88.

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Michael Carter-Williams is undoubtedly the man of the match with 21 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists, despite six turnovers. Nerlens Noel, meanwhile, scored 13 points 12 rebounds while Tony Wroten finished with seven assists. Luc Mbah a Moute has meanwhile distinguished with 9 points and 4 rebounds 27minutes and 10 seconds of play. All men entered the parquet scored 5 points or more.

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Victory against the Pistons 108-101

Victory against the Pistons 108-101

The 76ers have emerged for the second time this season, with the game against the Detroit Pistons 108-101 where they went to overtime. A game during which both teams have taken turns in leading, it was a tough game.

The first half, the Sixers were slightly dominated the Pistons, 30-28 and 24-23, to reach halftime with 3 points ahead 54-51. But in the second half, the Pistons will revert to 5 points in the third quarter time (31-23) to start the final quarter with 82-77., which was a tough quarter. Hollis Thompson (13 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist) managed a 3-point shot with 13.4 seconds buzzer that will allow 76ers to tie 100-100. In overtime, Luc Mbah a Moute (14 points, 11 rebounds and best stat of the game in this area, 4 assists, 3 steals) and his will dominate the Pistons with a 8-1 allowing them to pocket their second victory three games.

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Robert Covington honored us with a superb performance with 25 points and 6 rebounds, while Michael Carter-Williams scored 20 points 8 rebounds and 15 assists. A meeting tight during which the Sixers have had a little more success than their opponents to shoots (46% against 39%), with 3 points (30% against 26%), but also assists (27 against 22) and rebounds (53-47).

The Sixers now have 2 win for 18 losses but remain last in the Eastern Conference, behind their opponent in the evening.

Sixers vs. Pistons

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First victory of the 76ers 85-77 against the  Wolves!

First victory of the 76ers 85-77 against the Wolves!

Here it is! The Sixers have finally got their first win of this season after a disastrous start with 17 losses in a row. But against the Wolves, who have 4 wins 12 losses, the 76ers were able to put on a great fight on the court and earn their first win of the season.

The 76ers were fearless on the court, leading the first quarter with 23-13, Michael Carter-Williams began its feast (20 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists) and Luc Mbah a Moute settled in rebounds (12 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist). The Wolves will come back strong and inflict 21-9 in the second quarter time (13-1 at the end of it) to lead 34-32 at the half. On the Wolves’ side, deprived of Pekovic, Rubio, and Martin, it is Taddeus Young (16 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist), Gorgui Dieng (15 points, 16 rebounds, 2 assists) and Maurice Williams (14 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists).

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In the second half, Philadelphia will finally hold the lead and score a point ahead of the Wolves (57-56) at the end of the 3rd quarter time (25-22). Everything was played in the last quarter when Robert Covington (17 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist) showed the way for the 76ers in scoring two 3-point shots. Luc’s team was winning by 5 points with 69-64 points before the Wolves came back with 75-73. The next two minutes of the game were in favor of the 76ers with 10-4 thanks to KJ McDaniels’ three points, the shoots Michael Carter Williams, and Robert Covington. Luc Mbah a Moute seals the fate of the last quarter by 2 points on free throws with 6 seconds left before the end of the game.

Luc Mbah a Moute 76ers @ Wolves

Relief for the 76ers fans, with this win the 76ers does not become the team to have achieved the worst start to a season ever (record held by the Nets during the 2009-2010 season with 0V -18D)

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Sixers vs. Timberwolves

Sixers vs. Timberwolves

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