Joel Embiid made 20 points and Ben Simmons sent nearly three-time singles to lead Philadelphia 76ers to the 100-94 victory over Indiana Pacers for the first time to win this season. Simmons had 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assistants when Philadelphia finished a five-game losing streak on the road.
76ers also blamed eight game losses at Bankers Life Fieldhouse every date in April 2013.
NBA: Ben Simmons has got to the top when Philadelphia 76ers gets into Indiana Pacers.
Simmons hit early
Victor Oladipo scored 24 points in the first half of 10 of the 16 shooting and ended the season with a high of 36 points for Pacer. Domantas Sabonis had 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Just three nights in Brooklyn, 76ers looked right at home in Indianapolis.
They started quickly, jumping into the 19-9 lead and closing it off by starting fourth quarter in the 14-4 round, leaving 92-75 and remaining 7:32. Between Philadelphia struggled to maintain control.
Indiana shut down the deficit after 29-23 quarter, second-quarter 18-3 strings to take 41-36 lead and finish the score 50-50 halves.
NBA: Philadelphia's big man Joel Embiid is normally an embarrassing opposition group in the curtis, but his turn was to eat a humble pie when Indiana Domantas Sabonis leveled him.
Domas declares to Embiid
76ers renewed their five-point lead in the third quarter, and Robert Covington made eight of Sixers' last 10 points in a quarter when Philadelphia won the 78-71 lead.
But when Shamet made back-to-back 3 and Dario Saric scored four points for 6:59, Philadelphia led 96-77 and Pacers did not get closer than the last seven seconds.
Ben Simmons scored 16 points.
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Originally released as Big Dunking Simmons, Embiid gets hot when Sixers returns to the road