Tyrese Maxey had 24 points and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers beat Sacramento 102-94 on Monday night, spoiling Alvin Gentry’s debut as interim Kings coach.
Shake Milton scored 16 points and Matisse Thybulle added 15, helping the Sixers to their second win in eight games.
De’Aaron Fox had 23 points and Buddy Hield scored 21 for the Kings. “We got some good looks at it and we didn’t make them. That’s where we’ve kind of struggled. We played a team that had a lot of their starters missing and we didn’t get the job done.”
76ers: Philadelphia matched its season low with seven turnovers that led to just six points.