Evan Turner led Philadelphia with 24 points and Spencer Hawes had 13. Rookie Michael Carter-Williams finished with 19 points, seven assists and five rebounds.
Thaddeus Young scored 29 points, rookie Michael Carter-Williams started cold and finished hot while John Wall did just the opposite in scoring 26 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers are a surprising 2-0 after pulling away in the fourth quarter Friday night for a 109-102 victory over the Washington Wizards.
The 2013 NBA Draft kicks off tomorrow and here is our list of potential picks, what each teams weaknesses are and what voids need to be filled.
Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
Jrue Holiday scored 22 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers found enough motivation to put the Washington Wizards’ pursuit of ninth place to rest for good Friday night, pulling away in the second half for a 97-86 victory.
John Wall scored the game’s final six points after teammate Bradley Beal left the court with an apparent injury, leading the Washington Wizards to a 90-87 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night.
Cartier Martin tied a career-high with 20 points in his second game under a 10-day contract, and the Washington Wizards built a big lead and held on to it for a change, breaking a five-game losing streak Friday night with a 97-76 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Elton Brand had 17 points and nine rebounds, and Jrue Holiday also scored 17 to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to 103-83 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
Jodie Meeks tied a career high with 26 points, Lou Williams had 19 and Spencer Hawes added 10 points and 10 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 120-89 on Friday night.
Jrue Holiday scored 24 points, including 15 in the last 5:35 of the fourth quarter, to propel the Philadelphia 76ers to a 101-94 preseason victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
Saunders ripped his best player — “He was bad,” the coach said — and most of his team Friday night for a poor-passing, cold-shooting, weak-defending display in a 103-78 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, the first of two post-lockout exhibition games between the teams.
Philadelphia University is the place to be this week for basketball fans as the Reebok Breakout Challenge brings about 100 high level high school players to town.
Jrue Holiday scored 20 points, Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 117-94 on Wednesday night.
Nick Young hit an open 3-pointer with 7.6 seconds left in overtime, and the Washington Wizards capitalized on Jrue Holiday’s unwise foul in the final seconds of regulation to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 116-114 on Tuesday night.
John Wall had 29 points, 13 assists, nine steals and eight turnovers in his home debut, outshining fellow rookie Evan Turner as the Washington Wizards beat the Philadelphia 76ers 116-115 in overtime Tuesday night in the first matchup of the top two picks in this year’s draft.