Missing two centers and All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge, the Portland Trail Blazers used their long-range shooting to earn another win.
Michael Carter-Williams scored 20 points, Luc Mbah a Moute added 19 and the Philadelphia 76ers erased a 23-point second-half deficit to stun the Miami Heat 91-87 on Tuesday night.
Tony Wroten and Robert Covington scored 19 apiece for the Sixers, who dropped to 0-14 at home this season. They’re closing in on the NBA record for the most home losses to start a season, which is held by the 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks at 19.
Alexey Shved had 13 points to lead the 76ers (2-19), who have won two of four since their 0-17 start. Luc Mbah a Moute had 12 points, and K.J. McDaniels and Jerami Grant each had 10.
Michael Carter-Williams scored a game-high 20, Robert Covington added 17, including a crucial three-pointer with 1:15 left to play, and Nerlens Noel finished with 8 points and three rebounds, but he also came up with a clutch basket inside of a minute.
The Philadelphia 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers’ season-opening skid to 15 games — matching a franchise record.
The Sixers actually led 27-26 at the end of the first quarter until the Suns rolled toward the rout.
Tony Wroten led five 76ers in double figures with 21 points. Philadelphia (0-11) is seven defeats from tying the 2009-10 Nets for the worst start in NBA history.
On Monday night, the Camden City Planning Board gave unanimous approval on plans to build a new home for the 76ers.
Tony Wroten scored 18 points and Chris Johnson had 16 for the 76ers, who lost for the 70th time in their past 86 regular-season games.
Tobias Harris made a jumper at the buzzer to give the Orlando Magic their first victory of the season, 91-89 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Tony Wroten led the 76ers with 22 points. Nerlens Noel had six points and 10 rebounds in his NBA debut.
Tony Wroten and Nerlens Noel led the 76ers with 12 points apiece. Noel also had 11 rebounds and four steals.
Friends, family, sports dignitaries, and average fans gathered at Christ the King Church, in Haddonfield, NJ, to remember the life of Bill Campbell, the longtime voice of Philadelphia sports.