Sixers Fall to Bucks By Two | Game Recap At The Buzzer


The 76ers (46-29) fell to the Milwaukee Bucks (47-28), 118-116, at home on Tuesday night.

James Harden registered his Sixers season high with a team-leading 32 points in the game. 

Philadelphia finished with shooting totals of 43-for-89 (.483) from the floor, 16-for-41 (.390) from 3-point range, and 14-for-18 (.778) from the free-throw line. The Bucks shot 44-for-88 (.500) overall, 14-for-38 (.368) from long distance, and 16-for-23 (.696) from the foul line.

Five Bucks scored in double figures, with two players notching a double-double: Giannis Antetokounmpo (game-high 40 points, 14 rebounds) and Jrue Holiday (18 points, game-high 10 assists).

Khris Middleton had 22 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists for Milwaukee. Teammate Brook Lopez put up a season-high 17 points.

Key Contributors:

James Harden

  • Harden (32 points) shot 9-for-17 from the field, 4-for-10 from 3, and 10-for-12 from the line. He also tallied five rebounds, a team-high nine assists, and one blocked shot in his 37 minutes of play.

Joel Embiid

  • In 39 minutes of action, Embiid finished with 29 points, 14 rebounds, seven assists, and one steal.

Tobias Harris

  • For his ninth double-double of the season, Harris posted 22 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, and three steals in 36 minutes.

Georges Niang/Danny Green

  • Both players made three 3-pointers to finish with nine points.

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Up Next:

The Sixers visit the Detroit Pistons on Thursday at 7 p.m. before a back-to-back over the weekend: Saturday at home vs. Charlotte at 12:30 p.m. and Sunday at Cleveland at 6 p.m.