The battle between the 76ers and Kings didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Sacramento was handed a 112-85 defeat on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Center.
The 76ers were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 197.5.
Philadelphia got 21 points from Elton Brand and another 17 points from Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday contributed 8 assists, while Elton Brand cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Kings got a 17-point performance from DeMarcus Cousins, who was supported by 15 points from Tyreke Evans. Francisco Garcia had 4 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento, while DeMarcus Cousins grabbed 10 rebounds.
Philadelphia led at halftime, 52-42.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 46 boards, while Sacramento only had 43.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Sacramento, they head on the road to face Toronto.