Sweet Victory: Sixers Post Game Reaction Thread

Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Sixers win! Finally!

A quality, late effort from the Sixers to down Orlando, but this is a game they were clearly supposed to win.

With no Jameer Nelson, Orlando ends up getting almost 40 minutes of Ronnie Price.

Instead of double-double machine Nik Vucevic, they got, well, an insane Glen Davis. Not sure what overcame him, but he put up one hell of a performance tonight. As did Arron Afflalo, further cementing that Orlando got the good end of the Andrew Bynum trade.

Despite the tremendous effort from Davis and Afflalo, this shouldn't have been a game that took two overtimes for the Sixers to win.

But just as he's done in overtimes past, Michael Carter-Williams was there to carry the load. The more I watch him, the more evident it becomes that he's here to stay.

More importantly: that game was insufferably long. Your recap tomorrow.

The official box score from ESPN.com:

Orlando Magic
STARTERS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
Glen Davis, PF 50 15-24 1-1 2-5 2 1 3 3 2 0 4 6 +8 33
Jason Maxiell, PF 24 5-7 0-0 2-2 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 -8 12
E'Twaun Moore, PG 22 1-4 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 -10 2
Arron Afflalo, SG 52 13-26 4-12 10-11 1 5 6 5 2 0 3 5 +2 40
Victor Oladipo, SG 52 8-18 0-5 10-12 0 10 10 10 3 0 3 3 -6 26
BENCH MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
Solomon Jones, PF 3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -7 0
Andrew Nicholson, PF 38 4-7 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 2 1 3 2 -2 8
Maurice Harkless, SF 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0
Ronnie Price, PG 40 0-6 0-5 1-2 1 5 6 7 3 1 4 5 +3 1
Kyle O'Quinn, PF Has not entered game
Nikola Vucevic, C Has not entered game
Jameer Nelson, PG Has not entered game
Doron Lamb, SG Has not entered game
TOTALS FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
46-93 5-25 25-32 8 26 34 27 13 3 18 27 122
49.5% 20.0% 78.1%
Fast break points: 11
Points in the paint: 38
Total Team Turnovers (Points off turnovers): 20 (17)
+/- denotes team's net points while the player is on the court.
Philadelphia 76ers
STARTERS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
Thaddeus Young, PF 48 10-20 3-6 2-2 2 10 12 0 2 1 1 1 +12 25
Evan Turner, SF 42 7-16 0-1 10-13 2 4 6 5 2 0 8 6 +12 24
Hollis Thompson, SF 33 4-5 2-2 0-0 1 4 5 1 0 1 0 3 +13 10
Spencer Hawes, C 41 7-15 3-8 0-0 2 5 7 1 1 1 2 2 +4 17
Michael Carter-Williams, PG 47 11-19 1-5 4-7 7 5 12 10 3 0 7 4 +15 27
BENCH MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
Brandon Davies, PF 10 0-3 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 2 -8 0
Lavoy Allen, PF 14 0-4 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 -2 0
Daniel Orton, C 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 +2 0
James Anderson, SG 29 6-10 2-4 5-9 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 -6 19
Elliot Williams, SG 11 0-2 0-2 2-2 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 1 -9 2
Tony Wroten, SG 13 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 0 3 1 -13 2
Lorenzo Brown, PG Has not entered game
TOTALS FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
46-96 11-29 23-33 20 36 56 20 10 4 23 27 126
47.9% 37.9% 69.7%
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