NBA -- Harris, Simmons power Sixers past Cleveland
By Jon Moskovich
Tue, 19 Nov 2019
INDIANA -- Four of Philadelphia's starters scored in double figures and the Sixers easily handled the Cleveland Cavaliers, 114-95, on Sunday afternoon (Monday morning RP time) at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.
Tobias Harris had a game-high 27 points and five rebounds. Al Horford chalked 11 with seven assists while Joel Embiid contributed a quiet 14. Ben Simmons added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
The Sixers, who shot 54.8 percent, wrapped this one early, leading 68-44 at the half. Philadelphia also made 9-of-23 from 3-point distance.
Colin Sexton paced the Cavaliers with 7 points and Jordan Clarkson came off the bench with 15. Kevin Love and Trsitan Thompson each had 12 but Cleveland's offense stalled to just 37.8 percent from the field (34-of-90) and 24 percent behind the 3-point arc (6-for-25)..
The victory put Philadelphia in fifth place in the Eastern Conference with an 8-5 slate.
"We need to win this one and came out with great energy and used our defense to fuel everything," Harris told The Associated Press.
The Cavaliers, after an encouraging start to the season, dropped to 4-8 for 10th place also in the East.
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