The Philadelphia 76ers had a tough night in Tampa on Sunday as they fell to the Toronto Raptors 110-103 on an evening where they lawful would possibly well well furthermore no longer assume a bucket. They shot lawful 38.3% from the bottom after which 11-for-37 from deep in the loss.
Celeb stout man Joel Embiid felt the stress from the Raptors all night long as he did finish with 25 points, nonetheless he shot lawful 6-for-20 on the night. It turned into once an evening where he got a great deal of correct appears to be like to be like, nonetheless they lawful did no longer topple.
“I lawful skipped over photographs that I in general contain,” talked a couple of somber Embiid. “As quickly as I flawed half of courtroom, they ship two or three guys on me and your complete night, I made the lawful play. I shared the ball, I passed it to my teammates. We would possibly well well furthermore contain made more photographs, a great deal of photographs had been in and out. There’s a great deal of photographs that I’ve been making all season that I lawful skipped over. So we lawful gotta enact the next job.”
After scoring a career-excessive 50 points in their win over the Chicago Bulls on Friday, the stout fella lawful would possibly well well furthermore no longer assume a bucket. It turned into once in actuality a kind of nights and he even expressed that to coach Doc Rivers.
“I thought in the third quarter, as he talked about walking off, ‘man I had correct appears to be like to be like tonight, the ball lawful wouldn’t slouch in’ and there’s nights indulge in that,” talked about Rivers. “I thought a great deal of our guys had gigantic appears to be like to be like tonight. The say is they weren’t going in and I thought, the misses started mounting up as a ways as how we had been handling them so we got to enact the next job of handling misses in consequence of that’s going to happen and again.”
It turned into once no longer lawful Embiid both. The Sixers got a great deal of correct appears to be like to be like from guys who in general knock down photographs corresponding to Tobias Harris, for instance. He shot lawful 6-for-17 on the night and he turned into once finest 1-for-9 from deep. The ball turned into once moving on the offensive finish and Embiid turned into once making the lawful performs out of the double groups, lawful photographs weren’t falling.
“Yeah, sadly, it turned into once,” talked about Harris. “For us, we got in actuality correct appears to be like to be like and we got to give them credit, they had been able to contain a great deal of appears to be like to be like which made us gain into the halfcourt instead of getting out and running. We had correct photographs that we’d furthermore contain, they lawful in actuality didn’t tumble for us tonight.”
Ben Simmons did return to the lineup and he had offensive success scoring 28 points on 9-for-11 shooting, nonetheless even he acknowledged that things would possibly well well furthermore had been higher on the offensive finish.
“I think all of us got a great deal of gigantic appears to be like to be like on offense that lawful didn’t tumble,” he explained. “In the occasion that they tumble, it would’ve been an fully various sport, nonetheless that’s the vogue the sport works.”
Basketball is a contain or slouch away out sport and on Sunday, they lawful skipped over photographs. They now need to scurry on to Tuesday’s rematch with the Raptors.