76ers, OKC and Raptors win in 3rd day of NBA scrimmage

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FILE – Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers during play against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on January 11, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

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MANILA, Philippines—Philadelphia got its first scrimmage in the NBA Bubble and did so with a 90-83 win over Memphis Saturday (Manila time) at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida.

The 76ers built a 25-12 first quarter lead to maintain control over the Grizzlies with Tobias Harris leading the way with a 15-point, 10-rebound double-double.

Joel Embiid had 10 points and six rebounds while Ben Simmons nearly came away with a triple-double with nine points, seven rebounds, and nine assists to go along three steals.

Jonas Valanciunas led the Grizzlies with 20 points and 11 rebounds while Kyle Anderson had 14 points and eight boards.

Oklahoma City also came out victorious after a 98-84 win over Boston on the back of Steven Adams’ efficient play.

The 7-foot center hardly missed a beat, putting up 17 points, on 8-of-11 shooting that went with seven boards while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander also scored 17.

Enes Kanter was the lone Celtic in double figures with 11 points and 10 boards off the bench.

Defending champion Toronto turned back Houston, 94-83, after a spirited run in the fourth.

The Rockets held a 75-72 lead at the 9:18 mark of the fourth, but the Raptors went on a scorching 22-4 tear in the final six minutes and 30 seconds to take control of the game.

Serge Ibaka had himself a game with 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the field for Toronto while Terence Davis added 15 points off the bench and Pascal Siakam contributed 13 points and five rebounds.

James Harden finished with 24 points and 10 assists while Russell Westbrook had 10 points and nine rebounds.


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