The Philadelphia 76ers have not taken down the Golden State Warriors since March 12, 2013. Philadelphia pulled off the upset on the road on Thursday night 113-104. Golden State’s 11-game win streak was snapped. The biggest difference in the game was when the 76ers outscored the Warriors 42-26 in the third-quarter.
Ben Simmons was effective all night long for Philadelphia. He scored 26 points on 76.9 percent shooting. Simmons also grabbed eight rebounds, recorded six assists, blocked a shot, and recorded three steals.
Joel Embiid scored 26 points on 33.3 percent shooting. He also grabbed 20 rebounds, recorded five assists, and had two steals. J.J. Reddick scored 15 points, grabbed two rebounds, and recorded three assists.
Philadelphia scored 31 bench points. Landry Shamet scored 10 of them. He also recorded three assists and blocked a shot.
Steph Curry led the way for Golden State with 41 points on 51.9 percent shooting. He also grabbed four rebounds and recorded six assists. Curry also recorded one steal.
Kevin Durant scored 25 points on 45.8 percent shooting. He also grabbed four rebounds, recorded four assists, and had two steals. Alfonzo McKinnie started in place of Klay Thompson because Thompson was ill. McKinnie scored 11 points and he made all five shots. Alfonzo McKinnie also grabbed four rebounds.
The Golden State Warriors bench scored 16 points. Kevon Looney scored 14 of them. He also grabbed five rebounds, blocked two shots, and recorded two steals.
These two teams will play each other one more this season on Saturday, March 2 in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia 76ers next game will be on the road against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. The Golden State Warriors next game will be at home against the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night.