Sixers beat Pacers to solve their road woes
JOEL Embiid scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers won their first road game of the season with a 100-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Ben Simmons flirted with a triple double, finishing with 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for the 76ers who were 6-0 at home and 0-5 on the road coming into Wednesday’s contest. “We finally put it together,” said Australia’s Simmons. Philadelphia had lost all their away games by an average of 15.2 points. They had also lost eight consecutive contests in Indiana dating back to 2013. “I’m excited that we got our first road win this year,” coach Brent Brown said.