Apps | Mobile | Alerts
Phi 23 22 19 26 90
NJN 32 14 25 17 88
Date of game: 1/9/2015

Recap: Brooklyn vs. Philadelphia

Brooklyn, NY ( - Nerlens Noel's slam with 3.2 seconds left lifted the Philadelphia 76ers over the Brooklyn Nets, 90-88, on Friday night.

Noel ended with 12 points for the Sixers, who ended the game on a 10-2 run. Robert Covington added 20 points, seven rebounds and six steals.

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute had 16 points and three steals in his return to the lineup for Philadelphia, which had lost it previous five trips to the Barclays Center. Mbah a Moute missed the past two games with turf toe.

Brook Lopez tallied 18 points, six rebounds and two blocks for the Nets, who have lost four in a row. Mason Plumlee donated 15 points and 15 boards, Jarrett Jack had 14 points and 10 assists and Joe Johnson contributed 13 points.

"It's a bad loss," Nets coach Lionel Hollins said. "We wanted to win this one. This one was at home and it was a winnable game."

Trailing 86-80, Mbah a Moute made a layup to ignite Philadelphia's game-ending surge. Covington made his third 3-pointer of the contest and Tony Wroten recorded a three-point play to make it 88-86 Sixers.

Lopez's floater tied things up with 25.3 seconds remaining. Michael Carter- Williams drove to the hoop at the other end and found Noel open under the basket for the go-ahead dunk.

"A lot of credit to Michael for creating," Noel said. "He got by his defender and I saw him driving my way. I found an open spot and he was able to find me and I finished."

Lopez's 3-pointer at the buzzer hit nothing but air.

The Nets led 32-23 after one quarter, but the Sixers chipped away in the second and got within 46-45 at the half.

Brooklyn created some distance with a 12-2 run to start the third quarter. Johnson capped the burst with a jumper to make it 58-47 with 7:11 left. The home team took a 71-64 edge into the fourth.

Game Notes

The Nets had won four in a row against Philadelphia ... Brooklyn was without guard Deron Williams (fractured rib cartilage) and forward Kevin Garnett (rest) ... Wroten had 12 points for the Sixers, who improved to 5-14 on the road this season.

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.

Copyright 2015 Mississippi TV License Company, LLC | Terms Of Use | Privacy | EEO Report | FCC Public Inspection File