Sixers Bell Ringer Season Standings:
Joel Embiid – 11
Tobias Harris – 5
Shake Milton – 3
Ben Simmons – 3
Tyrese Maxey – 1
Dakota Mathias – 1
After sleepwalking on the defensive end in the first half and allowing Sacramento to score 71 points in the first half, the Sixers clamped down defensively after halftime, holding the Kings to just 20 points apiece in the third and fourth quarters. Now for the Bell Ringer nominees…
Tobias Harris: 22 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 turnover
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To paraphrase a Zumoff-ism, Tobias came up large in the fourth quarter tonight, scoring 12 points in the period. Embiid scored 10 points in the final period, and suddenly ratcheted up the defensive effort, stifling everything the Kings tried to do upon entering the lane.
De’Aaron Fox second half: 11 points on 4-of-17 shooting.