Philadelphia 76ers guard Tyrese Maxey (L) scored a career-high 50 points in a win over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday in Philadelphia. File Photo by Aaron Josefczyk/UPI | License Photo
Nov. 13 (UPI) — Philadelphia 76ers guard Tyrese Maxey wasn’t thinking about himself after scoring a career-high 50 points. He took the chance to commit the videogame to colleague Kelly Oubre, who was justrecently hit by a vehicle.
Maxey’s efficiency triggered a 137-126 win over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The 76ers revealed earlier in the day that Oubre was hospitalized after he was struck by a vehicle Saturday night. Oubre continual a fractured rib, however his injuries aren’t thoughtabout season-ending.
“This had absolutelynothing to do with me,” Maxey stated on the NBC Sports Philadelphia broadcast. “This was all Kelly Oubre, guy. We are hoping for him and love him.
“I simply fulfilled him, however I love him. I hope he gets well quickly.”
Star center Joel Embiid paced the 76ers early on, scoring 19 points over the veryfirst 12 minutes. The 76ers led 38-27 to start the 2nd quarter. Maxey netted 17 over the next 12 minutes and the 76ers led 69-60 at the break.
The Pacers outscored the 76ers 39-31 in the 3rd, cutting the deficit to 100-99. Maxey made 7 of 11 shots in the 4th, scoring 16 points down the stretch to seal the success.
The 76ers guard made 20 of 32 shots, consistingof 7 3-guidelines. He likewise logged 7 rebounds, 5 helps and 3 obstructs.
Embiid amountedto 37 points, 13 rebounds and 7 helps. Forward Tobias Harris chipp