So just three nights after an inexplicable 25-point loss at Brooklyn, Embiid, Simmons and their teammates felt right at home in one of coach Brent Brown's favorite National Basketball Association arenas.
"We finally put it together", said Australia's Simmons.
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But when Shamet made back-to-back 3s and Dario Saric completed a four-point play 6:59 left, Philadelphia led 96-77 and the Pacers couldn't get closer than seven until the final seconds. J.J. Redick scored 10 points, his 21st consecutive double-figure game dating to March 26, 2018. IN is now 5-2 against the Eastern Conference and 3-1 against Atlantic Division opponents.
Donovan Mitchell (23 points) top-scored for the Jazz, who won for the fourth time this season. IN was 12 of 17 from the free-throw line and 8 of 31 on 3-pointers. "I thought the whole game was bad". I wasn't myself but my teammates picked it up for me. "We're seeing it's very, very tough for us to win the game only scoring in the 90s".
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