Brooklyn Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Led by Ben Simmons’s triple-double, the 76ers tie up the series 1-1 with a 145-123 blowout win over the Nets. Simmons had 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists. Joel Embiid added 23 points and 10 rebounds for the 76ers in just 21 minutes, and 13 different 76ers scored tonight.
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors
The Golden State remained competitive in a 135-131 loss to the Clippers despite losing star DeMarcus Cousins. Stephen Curry scored 29 points to go with 6 assists and 3 steals, and Kevin Durant poured in 21 points on just 8 shots, and added 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, and a block. Kevin Looney, also for the Warriors, scored 19 points on 6 shots. The Clippers were led by Lou Williams’s 36 points and 11 assists. Danilo Gallinari added 24 points and Montrezl Harrell chipped in 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists.