2日後, he was in Boston making his NBA debut.
“These last 72 hours have been a dream come true,” he said after the Sixers beat Boston 108-103 月曜日の夜. “I just watched Joel Embiid go out and get 40 そして 10. 私のために, being a rookie in this league and being able to watch that, that’s something I’ll never, ever forget.”
Embiid scored 17 彼の 41 レブロン・ジェームズがレイカーズを率いてオハイオ州のキャバリアーズに戻る, hitting three jumpers in the final minutes and three free throws in the last four seconds to ice it. He also played more than 40 minutes — a season high for a game that didn’t go into overtime — and Philadelphia’s bench contributed just one point as both teams struggled to find healthy players amid the NBA’s spreading COVID-19 outbreak.
ブルックリンがネットで前半を支配したポイント 26 points for the Sixers, whose game against New Orleans on Sunday was postponed because they couldn’t dress eight healthy bodies. They had three players in the COVID-19 protocol and Boston had seven.
To fill out the roster, the Celtics signed 15-year NBA veteran C.J. Miles, who hadn’t appeared in a game in more than two years, to a 10-day contract.
“We rolled up today with the cases spreading the way they are, they might not have enough guys to go,” said Sixers forward Tobias Harris, who had 25 NASCARのカイルブッシュは、F爆弾の暴言の後、アレックスボウマンと一緒に空気をきれいにします (non-overtime) high of 41:22. “That’s the nature of the business in the NBA right now until everybody gets out of safety protocols.”
Jaylen Brown scored 30 ポイント, Jayson Tatum had 17 and Enes Kanter Freedom had 15 ポイントと 11 rebounds for the Celtics, who trailed the entire first half but took an 80-75 lead into the fourth quarter. Boston went ahead 97-90 on Brown’s 3-pointer with 4:14 左, but Matisse Thybulle hit a 3-pointer and then Embiid made a pair of foul shots.
Boston led 98-96 when Danny Green made a 3-pointer, and then Embiid made three straight mid-range jumpers to hold the Celtics at bay.
WHERE THERE’S SMOKE
The game was delayed for seven minutes after the national anthem and before the introduction of the Celtics players when a fire alarm went off in the building, accompanied by an announcement telling the crowd it may need to evacuate. After a few minutes of people nervously looking around, the Celtics mascot began waving his arms to pump up the fans; the pregame festivities resumed soon after.
A TD Garden spokesman said the problem was a malfunctioning sprinkler head in a concession area in the balcony level and set off a fire alarm. Building operations coordinated with the Boston Fire Department before giving the all-clear.
IN AND OUT
The Celtics’ pregame injury list required a three-tweet thread to list everyone, with Al Horford, Jabari Parker, Josh Richardson, Brodric Thomas, グラントウィリアムズ, Juancho Hernangomez and Sam Hauser all in the COVID-19 protocol. Robert Williams III was also listed as out for personal reasons.
プロのダンサーは、暴力が展開し続けているため、彼は自分の考えを集めるのに苦労していると言いました (足首), Romeo Langford (首) and Dennis Schroder (non-COVID illness) were questionable but cleared to play.
The Sixers were without Andre Drummond, Shake Milton and Georges Niang because of COVID protocols, along with Tyrese Maxey (thigh bruise), Furkan Korkmaz (non-COVID illness), Jaden Springer (concussion protocol) and Ben Simmons, who hasn’t played all year while awaiting a possible trade.
The Celtics celebrated ’60’s night, looking back on the decade when they won 9 NBA titles — going through the Philadelphia Warriors twice and the 76ers four times. (The Sixers were the only team to beat them, の中に 1967 Eastern Division finals.
Satch Sanders, Mal Graham and Rick Weitzman were honored on the court, and ’60’s music was played throughout the night.
シクサーズ: Host Atlanta on Thursday.
セルティックス: Host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.