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.