76ers vs. Thunder, Seth Curry

76ers Beat Thunder On the Road | At The Buzzer

Seth Curry drops 23 points in first quarter vs. Thunder, Sixers win by 12
by Matt Murphy

Snapshot:

The 76ers (2-1) defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder (0-3), 115-103, on the road on Sunday night.

Sunday’s contest was the home opener for the Thunder. Seth Curry poured in 23 first-quarter points for the 76ers, including six 3-pointers on seven attempts. The largest lead for the Sixers was 18 points just over two minutes into the fourth quarter, after back-to-back 3-pointers from Matisse Thybulle and Georges Niang.


The Sixers finished with a season-high 25 assists on a 41-for-88 (.466) shooting night. Entering the game with the top 3-point percentage (.443) in the NBA thus far, they were 17-for-41 (.415) from beyond the arc against Oklahoma City.

The Sixers also grabbed 47 rebounds for the second time in three games.

Key Contributors:

Seth Curry

  • On the back of 7-for-10 shooting from long range, Curry registered a team-high 28 points in 34 minutes.

Joel Embiid

  • Embiid tallied 22 points (8-15 fg, 2-5 3fg, 4-6 ft), nine rebounds, six assists, one steal and three blocks.

Georges Niang

  • Niang connected on three of his four 3-point attempts in the game, finishing with 12 points in 20 minutes as a reserve.

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Up Next:

The 76ers conclude their two-game road trip with a 7:30 p.m. start on Tuesday at the New York Knicks.

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