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76ers Beat Brooklyn in Preseason | At The Buzzer

Furkan Korkmaz and Isaiah Joe Lead Sixers Over Nets In Philadelphia
by Matt Murphy

Snapshot:

In their third of four preseason games, the 76ers defeated the Brooklyn Nets, 115-104, on Monday night in South Philadelphia.

Seven Sixers missed the game, and the team’s starting lineup included Isaiah Joe, Furkan Korkmaz, Danny Green, Georges Niang and Joel Embiid.

With 20 steals in the contest, the Sixers are up to 50 total steals through the first three preseason games.

Philadelphia outscored Brooklyn in the paint by a 56-36 margin. The Sixers tallied 25 assists on 44 made field goals, 13 of which were threes. Every starter had at least two helpers, while Andre Drummond recorded a game-high six assists off the bench.

Key Contributors:

Furkan Korkmaz

  • Seventeen of Korkmaz’s game-high 27 points came in the first half. He finished 11-for-19 shooting overall and 4-for-10 from 3-point range with a plus-20 rating in 33 minutes.

Isaiah Joe

  • On the back of five 3-pointers made on seven attempts, the second-year pro netted 20 points in 27 minutes as a starter.

Andre Drummond

  • The 28-year-old Drummond added 16 points, six rebounds and a pair of steals to his aforementioned game-high six assists.

Joel Embiid

  • In eight first-quarter minutes, Embiid scored 14 points on 6-for-8 shooting before getting the rest of the night off. He converted his only 3-point attempt.

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Up Next:

The Sixers return to action on Friday in Detroit. The start time for the road preseason finale against the Pistons is 7 p.m. ET.

Philadelphia tips off their regular season on the road against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. ET.

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