After the Indiana Pacers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, Pacers big man Myles Turner had a few kind words for his Sixers counterpart Embiid before putting one particular aspect of The Process' game on blast.
With more at stake on Tuesday night than a normal regular season game, the Pacers once again looked like a team with no signs of this surprising season being derailed anytime soon.
In games where they reach the century mark, the Pacers are 31-14 and the 76ers are 33-18.
The Sixers committed 21 turnovers in the game, which in translated into 29 points. As a team, the 76ers shot 52 percent from the field and nine of 26 from the three-point line but they were always in control of this game as they jumped out to an early double-digit lead which they held for most of the game. The 76ers rank third in offensive rebounding percentage (25.6 percent), while in ranks 24th in defensive rebounding percentage (76.4 percent). The team needs work on turnovers per game (#30), free throw percentage (#21) and three point percentage (#12).
Bojan Bogdanovic has averaged 19.4 points and 1.6 steals over the last five games for Indiana. The game can be seen on Fox Sports Midwest - Indiana at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The Pacers have a 7-3 record during their last 10-game stretch and are 16-16 in away games this season. In retrospect, moving George to Oklahoma City in exchange for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis has been a solid move for both clubs.
Joseph added 13 points, five rebounds, and five assists, while Oladipo (11 points), Lance Stephenson (11 points), and Darren Collison (10 points) all also finished in double figures.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the 76ers are 6-point home favorites to beat the Pacers while the over/under now sits at 210.5 points. Their weakest areas are blocks per game (#25), assists per game (#22) and defensive rebounds per game (#22).