The Sixers on Saturday night were going into Cleveland to take on a Cavalier team that they should beat. The Sixers were not taking anything for granted and if you are a good team than you don't and you go out on the basketball court and do what a good team is suppose to do. The Sixers were also coming into the game with their first losing streak of this season. The Sixers played a good basketball game Saturday night and they did what they were suppose to do. The Sixers defeated the Cavaliers, 99-84 and improved their record to 19-9.
The Sixers had six guys who finished with double figures. The win ended the Sixers first two game losing streak of the season. The Sixers had not lost three regular season games in a row since they lost three straight back in April of last season.
Jrue Holiday scored 20 points, five assists, and four rebounds. Lou Williams had 19 points and five assists and Thaddeus Young had 16 points and six rebounds.
The Sixers were playing a Cavaliers' team who was coming into Saturday nights game with injuries. The Sixers the night before played a very physical game at the Wells Fargo Center against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Sixers got off to a slow start in the game but in the second quarter they picked up their play. The Sixers started the second quarter outscoring the Cavaliers 10-0. The Sixers scored 37 points in the second quarter and extended their lead over Cleveland to 21 points.
The 76ers did exactly what they had to do on Saturday night. They needed to beat a team they were suppose to beat and they ended their two game losing streak. The Sixers on Saturday night also showed why they are a good basketball team and why they will be a team to contend with this season. This team is for real because they are well coached and play good defense. The Sixers will be there at the end and Sixers fans what else could you ask for.