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Sixers' Andre Drummond Records NBA-Best 25 Rebounds in Shorthanded Double-Double Effort
by Matt Murphy

Snapshot:

The 76ers (8-3) fell to the New York Knicks (7-4), 103-96, at home on Monday night.

In the absence of Joel Embiid (Health and Safety Protocols) and five other players, the Sixers shot 35-for-91 (.385) from the floor, 13-for-40 (.325) from beyond the arc and 13-for-16 (.813) from the free-throw line.

Six of the eight players who saw action for the Sixers scored in double figures.

The Knicks shot 40-for-91 (.440) from the floor, 13-for-40 (.325) from 3-point range and 10-for-13 (.769) from the free-throw line.

New York’s biggest lead was 19 in the second quarter, and the Knicks posted 23 fast break points to the Sixers’ five such points.

Key Contributors:

  • Andre Drummond: 14 points (5-9 fg, 4-6 ft), game-high 25 rebounds, two blocks

  • Furkan Korkmaz: 19 points (7-16 fg, 5-12 3fg), three rebounds

  • Tyrese Maxey: 16 points (6-19 fg, 3-6 3fg, 1-2 ft), career-high nine rebounds, five assists, two steals

  • Georges Niang: 15 points (6-15 fg, 1-7 3fg, 2-2 ft)

  • Seth Curry: 14 points (4-10 fg, 2-6 3fg, 4-4 ft), four rebounds, season-high six assists

  • Shake Milton: 10 points (4-13 fg, 0-1 3fg, 2-2 ft)

  • Danny Green: Eight points, three assists, three blocks, two steals

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Up Next:

The Sixers wrap up a home back-to-back on Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. They’ll finish the three-game homestand on Thursday against Toronto. Tuesday’s game against the Bucks is a 7:30 p.m. start.

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