Like most Philadelphia 76ers' games, it wasn't pretty. But after going into halftime with a 56-51 lead, it was fair to wonder if the Sixers could close out their five-game homestand with a victory. Unfortunately, it wasn't meant to be: A 23-10 third quarter for the Brooklyn Nets was too much for the 76ers to overcome, and they ultimately fell to the Nets 94-87.
Former Sixer Thad Young led all players with 21 points, and he was just one of six Brooklyn players who finished in double figures. After a slow, foul-plagued start, Nerlens Noel came on strong in the second half and led the Sixers with 17 points. Isaiah Canaan (13), Hollis Thompson (12), and Robert Covington (10) where the only other double-figure scorers on a team that shot just 37 percent (35-for-94) against the Nets on Saturday.
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