The battle between the 76ers and Nets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New Jersey was handed a 115-90 defeat on Friday at Wells Fargo Center.
The 76ers were a 10-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 199.5.
Thaddeus Young had 22 points for Philadelphia and Elton Brand chipped in with 21 points. Jrue Holiday had 7 assists for the 76ers, while Spencer Hawes was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
New Jersey got 15 points from Brandan Wright in a losing cause and another 13 points from Mario West. Deron Williams contributed 7 assists for the Nets, while Brandan Wright had 11 rebounds.
Philadelphia led at halftime, 60-43.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 43 boards, while New Jersey only had 35.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.