CLEVELAND — Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third party triple-double of the growing season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won at Jimmy Butler‘s reunite, routing Cleveland Cavaliers 128-105 on Sunday.
Butler scored 19 points after missing two games — both losses — with a strained groin.
Philadelphia broke it available after a 13-point lead cuts to 86-85 overdue.
The Sixers led 86-73 mid way through the quarter, but Cleveland scored 12 straight points and trailed by a person on after Larry Nance Jr. ‘s dip. Wilson Chandler struck a 3-pointer from the corner as time ran out at the period, starting the run.
The Cavaliers led in the 2nd quarter, but Philadelphia ended the half.
Butler had been hurt in the first quarter against Detroit and went scoreless in 10 minutes. Philadelphia won this match, but lost to Brooklyn and Indiana with Butler out.
76ers: awkwardly while limped after landing being fouled from the first quarter, but stayed in the match played 28 minutes. … Coach Brett Brown walked halfway across a floor to call time out after Osman drove the length of a ground to get an uncontested layup from the 2nd quarter.
Cavaliers: Hood acquired two fouls in the and went into the bench. … Ante Zizic begun at center rather than playing four straight games. Zizic and Nance each picked up two fouls in the first quarter attempting to safeguard Embiid. … Channing Frye, that started the previous two games in place of the injured tristan-thompson , entered the game late in the period.
76ers: In San Antonio on Monday night.
Cavaliers: In Indiana on Tuesday night.