Oklahoma City Recount forward Aleksej Pokusevski threw the ball on the padding of the basketball pole in disgust. There used to be gathered 6: 30 to play in the third quarter, but the Philadelphia 76ers’ lead had ballooned to 27 points after the rookie’s turnover led to a layup in transition.
Turnovers killed the Recount in the 121-90 loss on Monday. The personnel dedicated almost as many turnovers (29) as that they had made photographs (35), and Philadelphia scored 35 points off Oklahoma City’s giveaways.
Williams, Pokusevski, Theo Maledon and Svi Mykhailiuk had five turnovers apiece. That community of four players combined for 12 made photographs.
“Philly has huge defense,” Williams acknowledged. “They bought a bunch of prolonged, prolonged defenders, bought two tough huge men, so it kind of made it tough for us tonight.
The defeat extended the Recount’s losing streak to 14 games, tying a franchise-excessive location in 2008, their first season in Oklahoma City.
“I’ve never gone in the locker room after a loss and seen an apathetic community, and that’s an genuine thing,” acknowledged head coach Impress Daigneault. “It is going to gathered pain, and we are going to doubtless be able to contain to gathered be disappointed, that’s a segment of competition.”
With a point differential that grew as tremendous as 37 points, Philadelphia used to be in a plan to play all 15 players on their roster because the personnel bought over its have four-game losing streak. No Sixers starter played more than 25 minutes, and Joel Embiid scored 21 points in sincere 23 minutes.
The 76ers shot 54.7% from the discipline and 45.2% from deep because the Recount weren’t in a plan to successfully stop anybody, whether or not celebrity or rotation player off bench.
The finest accurate obvious for Oklahoma City used to be Ty Jerome, who scored 22 points on 4-for-8 shooting from 3 and 4-for-4 shooting from inside the arc.
Daigneault acknowledged that Jerome and Darius Bazley, who had 14 points on 6-for-11 shooting, did an genuine job playing by a game that bought out of reach early.
“It’s interesting to inspect who can kind of climate that, who sincere kind of plays, and thought he did that tonight,” acknowledged Daigneault. “I throw Baze in that category as successfully, these were the two guys who undoubtedly stood out in that design tonight.”
Charlie Brown Jr., who used to be signed by the Recount on Sunday, scored five points on 1-for-4 shooting and had two steals in 12 minutes of play.
Daigneault acknowledged it wasn’t enough time to make a gleaming judgement of the second-one year guard, but he has to this point hit the early indicators of fitting in and being professional and respectful.
“I think he did an genuine job,” Daigneault acknowledged. “He’s off to the open that we’d hope he would contain for a man that sincere bought right here.”
Brown is on a 10-day contract. With sincere 11 games left on the schedule, a second 10-day contract may per chance enable him to employ the remainder of the season with the Recount.