Iguaodala's Triple-Double Helps Sixers Over Pistons
The Sixers with a triple-double from Andre Iguodala defeated the Detroit Pistons, 95-74 in front of a sellout crowd of 18,710 fans at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia. The Sixers are 10-2 on the season at home thus far and have won their home games by double digits over opponents. The Sixers came into the game knowing they had to respect the Pistons even with their bad record. It is the NBA and you need to be ready each and every night. With the victory on Saturday night, the Sixers moved their overall record to 14-6 and on top of the Atlantic Division in the eastern conference.
Iguodala had 10 points,10 rebounds, and 10 assists recording his eighth triple-double of his NBA career. Lou Williams scored 17 points to lead the Sixers in scoring on the night. Elton Brand had 14 points and Jrue Holiday had 13 points as the Sixers did have balance scoring against the Detroit Pistons.
The Sixers lead at halftime 42-31. Williams led the Sixers with ten first half points. Holiday and Brand had eight points apiece as well. Again the Sixers did what they had to do against a team that they were suppose to beat. They took control and finished the
The Sixers were without the services of center Spencer Hawes and Nikola Vucevic. The Sixers are also 3-1 on this seven game homestand but things are going to get interesting and quickly. We are going to find out how good this Sixers team is and where they stand with the top teams in the eastern conference. The next three home games are against Orlando, Chicago, and Miami. We will find out how good the Sixers really are and they are but can they compete against the top teams in the conference. Going to get very interesting in the next few games for the Sixers. Are the Sixers fans starting to believe in this team? They did have a sell out crowd at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night. Well Sixers fans believe and now get out and support the team against the top teams in the conference. Lets see where the Sixers stand.