Pacers hand Embiid-less 76ers 4th loss in a row, 118-113 | MCU Times

Pacers hand Embiid-less 76ers 4th loss in a row, 118-113

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Justin Holiday came off the bench to score a season-high 27 points in the Indiana Pacers’ 118-113 …

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Justin Holiday came off the bench to score the season’s highest 27 points in the Indiana Pacers’ 118-113 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday night.

Philadelphia center Joel Embiid missed his fourth game in a row after testing positive for COVID-19 on Monday. The 76ers have lost all four games.

Holidays were 9 out of 11 from the field. Malcolm Brogdon had a triple-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Myles Turner added 20 points and Domantas Sabonis had 18 points and 12 rebounds.

Tobias Harris led the 76ers with a season-high 32 points on 10-of-22 shooting. Tyrese Maxey added 24.

Philadelphia reduced it to 107-102 by 2:57 on Maxey’s basket. The Pacers pushed the lead to 115-104 with three big curves by TJ McConnell.

The Pacers shot 67.4% to take a 70-60 lead at the break. Indiana used a 15-0 sprint to push a 28-25 lead to 43-25. Indiana led by 20 points in the first half.

TIP-INS

76ers: This was the start of a season-long trip with six games for the Falling Sixers. Adel Philadelphia’s Matisse Thybulle missed her fifth game in a row due to health and safety protocols.

Pacers: Caris LeVert returned after missing the previous two games with a back injury. LeVert finished with 12 points … After a tough start, Indiana has won five of its last seven games. … After scoring a season-high 14 points against Utah Thursday night, Kelan Martin had 13 against the 76ers.

NEXT

76ers: In Utah Tuesday night.

Pacers: In New York Monday night.

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