Sixers-Wizards: Inside the box score

Sixers-Wizards: Inside the box score

Turnovers and open looks thwart the Sixers vs. the Wizards

November 7, 2013, 8:45 am
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Evan Turner, here shooting over Marcin Gortat in Wednesday night's loss to Washington, is averaging 22.2 points and 5.4 rebounds this season. (USA Today Images)

A little deeper look at the stats from the Sixers' 116-102 loss (see story) to the Wizards on Wednesday night:

  • Evan Turner scored his game-high 24 points on 9 for 13 shooting and hit his first three-pointer of the season. This season, Turner is 1 for 9 on three-pointers and 3 for 17 on shots longer than 15 feet.

  • Spencer Hawes scored 23 points with 13 rebounds to notch his third double-double of the season. Hawes has scored 20-plus points in a game twice this season and has notched 20-plus in eight of his last 59 games after not doing it in his first 146 games as a Sixer.

  • Michael Carter-Williams scored 19 points (8 for 21 shooting) with a team-high seven assists. Carter-Williams has 99 points in his first five games in the NBA, which is the most since Kevin Durant scored 113 in his first five games for Seattle in 2007-08. Allen Iverson scored 107 points in his first five games with the Sixers during his rookie year in 1996-97.

  • The Sixers have scored at least 100 points in four of the five games this season. The Sixers averaged 93.2 points per game in 2012-13 and were last in the league in scoring. … The Sixers have allowed 100-plus points in every game this season. They allowed 100 or more points in only eight games last season.

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