Philadelphia takes road win streak into matchup with Brooklyn

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Saturday, November 18, 2023

Philadelphia 76ers (9-3, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (6-6, ninth in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia will try to keep its three-game road win streak intact when the 76ers play Brooklyn.

The Nets are 0-2 against the rest of their division. Brooklyn averages 12.9 turnovers per game and is 2-2 when it turns the ball over less than its opponents.

The 76ers are 3-1 against opponents from the Atlantic Division. Philadelphia ranks fifth in the Eastern Conference shooting 37.0% from 3-point range.

The Nets are shooting 46.6% from the field this season, 0.8 percentage points higher than the 45.8% the 76ers allow to opponents. The 76ers average 10.9 made 3-pointers per game this season, 2.7 fewer made shots on average than the 13.6 per game the Nets give up.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ben Simmons is shooting 60.0% and averaging 8.3 points for the Nets. Mikal Bridges is averaging 20.8 points over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.

Joel Embiid is averaging 31 points, 10.3 rebounds, seven assists and three blocks for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 2.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Nets: 6-4, averaging 113.8 points, 46.5 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 5.9 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.0 points per game.

76ers: 8-2, averaging 121.4 points, 47.1 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 8.3 steals and 6.0 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.5 points.

INJURIES: Nets: Cam Thomas: out (ankle), Ben Simmons: out (hip).

76ers: Nicolas Batum: out (personal), Kelly Oubre Jr.: out (rib).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.