3 observations after Sixers’ late comeback falls just short – NBC Sports
The Sixers’ fourth-quarter comeback effort Saturday night in Memphis came up just short.
Trailing by 12 points entering the final period, the Sixers fought back and eventually had a chance to win the game after a Ja Morant missed free throw with 5.9 seconds to go. Ben Simmons pushed the ball up the floor and passed to Tyrese Maxey at the top of the key, and the rookie couldn’t convert an off-balance attempt from long range.
Joel Embiid (right knee pain) and Mike Scott (right knee soreness) didnt…