Seth Curry leads the Sixers past the Bulls, and Tobias Harris gets an update.


Seth Curry leads the Sixers past the Bulls, and Tobias Harris gets an update.

Seth Curry has had the clutch gene since he was a child. Literally. He’s now proving to the world that he’s more than Stephen’s younger brother. The 6-foot-2 shooting guard scored 22 points to lead the Sixers to a 103-98 victory over the Bulls.

With 10.7 seconds left, he iced it with his wild Alex in Wonderland pull-up jumper. To further slam the door shut, Joel Embiid responded with a textbook block on DeMar DeRozan. Curry has 45 points in his last two games, and his season average is 16.4 points per game. After making two more three-pointers against Chicago, he now sits third in the NBA in three-point percentage (54.1%).

Philadelphia climbed to 6-2 on the season and won four straight games in their first homestand. They didn’t make it easy for themselves after blowing an 18-point lead, including a 12-point third-quarter deficit.

Curry deserves credit for coming to the rescue, as well as Georges Niang’s outstanding performance (18 points, 6-of-12). He may be the most underpaid basketball player. Embiid had a quiet 18 points and nine rebounds while playing with a hampered knee.

Seth Curry was unconcerned with Alex Caruso’s attempt.

November 4, 2021 — Steve Jones Jr. (@stevejones20)

More impressively, the Sixers defeated the Eastern Conference’s best team while missing two starters. Danny Green sat out due to a day-to-day hamstring issue, while Tobias Harris sat out due to a COVID-19 positive test.

Furkan Korkmaz (11 points, five rebounds) and Matisse Thybulle (eight points, two blocks) were named to the starting lineup. Coach Doc Rivers was forced to use a reduced nine-man rotation and experimented with many small lineups. Everyone pitched in. Everyone took a stand.


November 4, 2021 — Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers)

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