Philadelphia 115, New Jersey 90

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 1, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #51 Leroy Richardson, #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 16695

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 21 22 22 25 90
Philadelphia 29 31 34 21 115

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 23-52 18-19 5-33 L5
Philadelphia 40-36 25-12 15-24 W3

Recap


Thaddeus Young scored 22 points off the bench and sparked two big runs as the host Philadelphia 76ers clinched a playoff spot with a 115-90 victory over the listless New Jersey Nets Friday night.
 
Elton Brand collected 21 points and seven rebounds and Jrue Holiday added 17 and seven assists for the 76ers (40-36), who completed a second straight, four-game season sweep against the Nets and moved 2½ games ahead of idle New York (37-38) for sixth in the East.
 
Brandan Wright had 15 points and 11 rebounds but Deron Williams scored just four on 2-of-8 shooting as the Nets (23-52) dropped their fifth straight and ninth of 10.
 
Philadelphia took control when Young scored six points during a 13-2 run that provided the Sixers a 42-27 lead with seven minutes left in the half. Philadelphia closed on a 7-1 run to take a 60-43 advantage at the break.
 
New Jersey closed within 64-53 three minutes into the second half, but Young scored 10 points as the Sixers closed the period on a 30-12 run and cruised to their third straight win.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Philadelphia
Brandan Wright 15 Scoring Thaddeus Young 22
Deron Williams 7 Assists Jrue Holiday 7
Brandan Wright 11 Rebounds Spencer Hawes 9
Brandan Wright 5 Free Throws Made Elton Brand 7
Mario West 2 Steals Thaddeus Young 3
Travis Outlaw 1 Blocks Andre Iguodala 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 90 43.5 3-12 13-20 23 35 2 8 10
Philadelphia 115 56.2 6-14 19-22 25 43 4 4 9

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The 76ers have a W/L % of .475 after a win and .583 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against Miami. The Nets have a W/L % of .391 after a win and .269 after a loss.
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