Philadelphia laughed at the rematch.
The Philadelphia 76ers won 105-94 in a match against Orlando Magic in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on the 2nd (hereinafter Korean time).
Philadelphia, considered a relatively strong team, lost to Orlando in the previous game. At that time, Philadelphia failed to maintain a 21-point lead and committed 19 turnovers and collapsed. In addition, he allowed 29 points to first-choice rookie Paolo Bankero.
This day was different. Dreaming of revenge, Philadelphia achieved a perfect victory by tying the opponent’s field goal success rate and 3-point shot success rate to 37.9% (33/87) and 15.8% (6/38), respectively. Bankero, who played an active role in the last game, also thoroughly blocked it with a 13-point field goal success rate of 27.8% (5/18).
In the offense, this player’s performance shone. Basketball guru James Harden. He played nearly 38 minutes on this day, recording 26 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists, equivalent to a triple-double.
Harden led the attack with ace Joel Embiid from the first quarter and led by 14 points. However, Philadelphia was unable to shake off Orlando’s fierce offense and allowed a one-point chase at the beginning of the third quarter.
Then, Harden stepped out. He recorded 9 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists in the 3rd quarter alone with his unique sense of rhythm. Thanks to this, Philadelphia was able to wash away the pain of the past. 먹튀검증
Harden began the interview by saying, “I think he played well throughout the game.”
“We had a really good first half against Orlando the other day, but we got turned around in the second half. On this day, too, we had a good start. After that, we took the lead and kept it. Especially throughout the 4th quarter, we got off to a good start. I maintained it well,” he said of his victory.
With the victory, Philadelphia recorded 33-17 and maintained 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. They are only three games behind the first place Boston Celtics. It remains to be seen if Harden can continue his momentum and put Philadelphia in first place.