Zumoff and Rose recap the Sixers' OT win over the Nets
Evan Turner provided the Sixers fans in attendance at the Wells Fargo Center Friday night with an electrifying finish, scoring a buzzer-beater to lift the Sixers, 121-120, past the Nets, ending the team's seven-game losing streak (see story).
Let’s take a closer look at some numbers from the matchup:
• There were 31 lead changes and 21 ties in the Sixers’ OT victory. Meanwhile, in five overtime games this season, the Sixers are 4-1. The Sixers’ last four victories have come in overtime.
• The Sixers topped 120 points for the fourth time this season. The record for most games scoring 120-plus was six, set in 1993-94. Last season, the Sixers topped 110 points in a game just once.
• Michael Carter-Williams registered his seventh double-double of the season, going for 15 points and 10 assists. He also had three steals and leads the NBA with 3.13 steals per game.
• The Sixers outscored Brooklyn in the paint, 66-30. The Sixers have been outscored in the paint just once this season and rank second in the league in points in the paint.
• Evan Turner contributed 10 rebounds to his game-high 29 points. It was the 18th time Turner topped 20 points in a game this season after doing it just 17 times last year. He also posted his sixth double-double of the season.
• Despite shooting just 3 for 14, Spencer Hawes nearly had a triple-double. With a pair of three-pointers and two free throws, Hawes scored 10 points. He also grabbed nine rebounds to go with eight assists.
• Brooklyn got a career-high 26 points from Alan Anderson. Anderson hit a career-high five three-pointers, while forward Mirza Teletovic hit six three-pointers for 18 points. Brook Lopez (22) and Paul Pierce (24) also scored 20-plus for the Nets.
• Lavoy Allen quietly had 10 points with seven rebounds and four assists in 23 minutes.
• Deron Williams had 14 assists after dishing out 13 assists against the Sixers on Monday.
• The Sixers added to their NBA record by allowing 15 three-pointers in a game for the seventh time this season. Brooklyn hit 21 threes against the Sixers on Monday.