On Thursday night (01), the Philadelphia 76ers recovered from a negative series. Away from home, at the Delta Center, Tyrese Maxey’s team managed to overcome the Utah Jazz and, in addition, saw the point guard reach the highest score of his career.
The Sixers’ previous few games have been tough. In a string of away games, the club led by Nick Nurse has suffered four consecutive defeats: the Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, and Golden State Warriors.
Needing a result to finish a string of road games with at least one victory, the Philadelphia club played a tough game and, motivated by Maxey, secured a crucial season result.
NBA: Sixers beat Jazz with Tyrese Maxey’s show on the court
The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz on Thursday night (01). In the final score at the Delta Center, the Sixers prevailed with an advantage of just three points: 127-124.
The game between the two teams was quite competitive. The Utah Jazz are having an inspiring moment as they try to stay in the Western Conference play-ins.
What a night for Tyrese Maxey!— NBA (@NBA) February 2, 2024
🔥 51 PTS (career high), 7 3PM
🔥 First NBA All-Star selection
🔥 Road W
Maxey becomes the 4th player in 76ers franchise history to record multiple 50+ point games in a season 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/o95mfJsPey
Lauri Markkanen and his teammates did all possible in front of their fans to keep the Sixers at bay. Tyrese Maxey, on the other hand, accepted responsibility and set a new personal record by scoring 51 points in the game, an unmatched performance in his career.
Owner of the Sixers shares, the number 0 was present on the court for 41 minutes and, with a performance that will be remembered for a long time, marked an important recovery for the Philadelphia franchise.
Next Sixers and Jazz games in the NBA
The Sixers will return home to face the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night (03). Fans had high expectations for the match at the Wells Fargo Centre.
The Utah Jazz will continue playing at home. This time, the Milwaukee Bucks will be up against it, as they have been struggling since Doc Rivers took over as coach. The match will be played on Sunday night (04).