Philadelphia 76ers Get 50 From Tyrese Maxey, Stomp Indiana Pacers

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Joel Embiid recorded 37 points and 13 rebounds in addition to a career-high 50 points from Tyrese Maxey, helping the host Philadelphia 76ers defeat the Indiana Pacers 137-126 on Sunday night.

Maxey led the 76ers to their eighth consecutive victory by making 20 of 32 field goals, including 7 of 11 from 3-point range. His tally of points exceeded his previous career high of 44, which he had established on October 28, 2022, when Philadelphia defeated Toronto 112-90.

With 1:05 left in the fourth quarter, Maxey completed his scoring avalanche with a step-back 3-pointer. He ended the game with three blocks, five assists, and seven rebounds. Embiid’s 19 points in the opening quarter sealed his sixth consecutive double-double.

The current NBA MVP made 12 of 26 shots from the field and 12 of 14 foul shots.

Tyrese Haliburton of Indiana finished with a total of 25 points and 17 assists to record his eighth double-double in nine games. Buddy Hield scored 16 points off the bench in addition to Myles Turner’s 22 points, and the Pacers lost their three-game winning run.

With 27 points from Desmond Bane, Memphis defeated the host Los Angeles Lakers in a furious comeback.

With 6:38 remaining in the fourth quarter, Paul George’s 3-pointer gave the Clippers an 84-84 edge, but Memphis had taken an 11-point lead going into the final quarter.

After exchanging blows for a while, the teams were tied at 98 points apiece with 1:33 remaining when James Harden made a shot from beyond the arc. However, a David Roddy layup and three free throws gave the Grizzlies a five-point advantage that they maintained throughout the game.

Memphis won for just the second time this season because to Bane’s 10 of 24 shots made and six assists. With Harden scoring 11 points on 4 of 12 shots, Los Angeles dropped to 0-4 despite George’s team-high 26 points.

Luka Doncic added 30 points, and Kyrie Irving scored 35 as visiting Dallas defeated New Orleans.

With 15 points from Tim Hardaway Jr., 13 from Josh Green, and 10 from Dereck Lively II, the Mavericks led by as much as 29 points before the Pelicans backups closed the gap.

The Pelicans, who have now lost five straight games, were led in scoring by 20 points from Brandon Ingram, 18 points from Zion Williamson, 17 points from Dyson Daniels, and 15 points and 10 rebounds from Jonas Valanciunas.

New York defeated visiting Charlotte, capping a perfect homestand behind 24 points from RJ Barrett.

With a total score of 57 points against the Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, and San Antonio Spurs, the Knicks went 3-0. Julius Randle scored 23 points, while Jalen Brunson scored 20 points.