76ers-Nets best worst: Okafor, Harris, and Lopez second-half disapperance,
This is my look at some of the best and worst performances from the 76ers' 108-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday at Wells Fargo Center.
Best performance: Joel Embiid gets this on a night when Sixers fans chanted "M-V-P" … "MVP" when Embiid stepped to the foul line late in the game. And he played like an MVP all night. The Sixers 7-foot-2, 275-pound center finished with a career-high 33 points to go with 10 rebounds, three blocks, two steals, an assist and three turnovers. He became the franchise's first rookie to score at least 33 points and 10 rebounds in a game since Hall of Famer Hal Greer had 45 points and 11 rebounds for the Syracuse Nationals on Feb. 14, 1959.
Worst performance: This goes to Hollis Thompson. The Sixers reserve guard missed all three of his shot attempts en route to scoring one point. He missed both of his three-pointers.
Best performance by a Net: You have to give this to Joe Harris. The guard made 5 of 9 three-pointers en route to scoring 19 points. He finished with two assists, two rebounds and two steals..
Best defensive performance: With three blocked shots and two steals, Embiid is the only logical person to win this award.
Worst statistic: How can you not give Jahlil Okafor's shooting? He missed all 10 of his attempts.
Best statistic: This award goes to Okafor's offensive rebounds. The Sixers center had six offensive rebounds.
Worst of the Worst: This goes to Brook Lopez's second-half performance. The Nets center was held to two points on 1-for-4 shooing. The big really disappeared when his team needed.