Because the game already was well in hand, Sixers head coach Brett Brown even played Simmons and Fultz in the same backcourt for a bit, which has been rare.
The Pistons have been working hard to get back into playoff contention, winning their past five games, but they will fall short of their aim. With that, he said that his squad was going to be tested by a team battling for their playoff lives. Kevin Love didn't play in the last game against the Sixers. The Wizards and Bucks locked up the final two postseason berths when the Pistons lost 115-108 to the 76ers Wednesday. It's the first time they won 12 straight games since doing it from January 13 to February 5, 1990. No player exceeded 20 points in what was an all-round performance from the young side, though the experienced combination of JJ Redick and Marco Belinelli top scored with 19 and 17 points, respectively.
Anthony Tolliver scored 25 points for the Pistons and went 7 of 8 from 3-point range.
During Simmons' one-and-done season at LSU in 2015-16, he shot 56 percent from the floor but a terrible 31 percent on jump shots, ranking him 5,054th out of 6,873 college players taking at least as many jump shot attempts that season per Synergy Sports. The Sixers have four games remaining, while Cleveland is down to three games left.
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He also established a new career-best streak of six consecutive games with at least 19 points.
The Pistons trailed, 88-71, heading to the fourth quarter and Luke Kennard (12 points) scored on a scoop and Henry Ellenson followed with a dunk to make it 88-75 at the 10:22 mark. Point guard Reggie Jackson is coming off a 29-point performance in Brooklyn. The Nets came close to tying and taking the lead back in the second, but the Sixers maintained their cushion on the back of Ben Simmons. Robert Covington (12 points) and reserve Richaun Holmes (11 points) were the Sixers' other double-digit scorers, Amir Johnson had nine points and 10 rebounds. The Australian averages 15.8 points, 8.1 rebounds, 8.1 assists and 1.7 steals in his debut season, and his ability to read the floor combined with his extraordinary size and athleticism make him a near impossible matchup.
New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore knocked down seven three-pointers en route to 30 points in a 123-95 rout of the Memphis Grizzlies. He was an 11-time NBA All-Star and was chosen as the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 1980-81 while leading the Sixers to an NBA championship in 1983.