76ers vs Wizards Highlights: Philadelphia 76ers wins 113-107 in their opening match of the new NBA season

76ers vs Wizards Highlights: It was 76ers vs Wizards in the NBA regular season. The match Philadelphia 76ers vs Wizards ended in a 113-107 win for the 76ers.

The Philadelphia 76ers win their opening fixture of the new NBA season. They led by 4 points in the first quarter. Although, the Wizards with the help of Beal and Westbrook cut the deficit to just 1 at halftime.

With 21 PTS, 11 REB, 15 AST tonight, Russell Westbrook becomes the 6th player in NBA history to record a triple-double in his debut with a new team. He joins Oscar Robertson, Nate Thurmond, John Shumate, Lewis Lloyd, and Elfrid Payton.

The Wizards took control in the 3rd quarter as they scored 24 points and kept the 76ers to just 15. It was Joel Embiid who came out in the 4th quarter and secured his double-double.

Westbrook and Beal combined to score 52 points but it just was not enough to stop Embiid and the 76ers. The 76ers scored 76.7% from the charity strike which is one of the major reasons why they came out with the W this time out.

76ers vs Wizards Stats

Points leaders

Joel Embiid scored 29 points for the 76ers with a 10/17 FG. He converted 8/9 of his free throws.

For the Wizards, Bradley Beal scored 31 points with a 50% FG. He converted 6/7 of his free throws.

Assists leaders

Ben Simmons had 7 assists in 32 minutes for the 76ers. He also gave the ball away 4 times.

Russell Westbrook dished out 15 assists in a triple-double in 36 minutes. He turned the ball over 6 times.

Rebounds leaders

Joel Embiid grabbed the board 14 times, 2 of which were offensive rebounds.

Russell Westbrook had 11 rebounds, 2 of which were offensive rebounds.

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Match Details: Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington

Time: 05:30 A.M. (IST)

Date: 24-12-2020

Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia

NBA 2020-21: Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards Match Preview

Match Preview – Philadelphia 76ers

The 76ers had a decent 43-30 record in the 2019-20 NBA season.

The Philadelphia 76ers will start the new season with a new coach in Doc Rivers, a new general manager in Daryl Morey, and with new additions in Seth Curry and Danny Green.

Their new acquisition from the Mavericks, Seth Curry shot 48.1% on catch-and-shoot 3-pointers, the best mark among 209 players who attempted at least 100.

Match Preview – Washington Wizards

The Wizards did not have a good record last season. Their star guard John Wall was out due to an injury and has been traded to the Houston Rockets now. They had a 25-47 record in 2019-20.

With the addition of Russell Westbrook, 9th overall pick- Deni Avdija, and Robin Lopez, they will be looking to improve their form this season.

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NBA 2020-21 Schedule: The tentative NBA schedule calendar for the 2020-21 season:

 • Dec. 11-19, 2020: Preseason games

 • Dec. 22, 2020 – March 4, 2021: First Half of regular season

 • March 5-10, 2021: All-Star break

 • March 11 – May 16, 2021: Second Half of regular season

 • May 18-21, 2021: Play-In Tournament

 • May 22 – July 22, 2021: 2021 NBA Playoffs