By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun
ANKARA (AA) - The Philadelphia 76ers defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-94 in the NBA on Saturday night to remain undefeated at home.
The game at Wells Fargo Center was well over after first half, with Sixers being up by 41 points, 77-36.
Sixers' point guard Ben Simmons had himself a night, scoring a career high 34 points to go along with 7 assists. Mike Scott scored 21 points, Trey Burke also chipped in with 21 of his own off the bench.
Turkish international Furkan Korkmaz scored 5 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished out 3 assists, while Cedi Osman played with 2 points and 1 assist, both playing 19 minutes.
The Sixers have now 11 wins and 0 losses at home, while improving to 16 wins and 7 losses in the season.
The Cleveland dropped to 5 wins and 17 losses.
- Doncic joins Jordan after another 20-5-5 game
Mavericks' star point guard Luka Doncic tied NBA legend Michael Jordan for the longest streak of 20+ points 5+ assists and 5+ rebounds since the NBA/ABA merger.
Doncic played with 26 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists, during Mavericks' rout of the New Orleans Pelicans at home on Saturday night with 130-84 score.
Doncic's streak is now at 18 games, same with Jordan, where he scored 20 or more points, 5 or more rebounds and assists.
Oscar Robertson holds the record with 29 straight matches, when he established such run in the 1964/65 season.
For the Pelicans, the 46-point loss was the worst ever in the franchise history.
Here are the scores in the NBA on Saturday:
*Dallas Mavericks - New Orleans Pelicans: 130-84
*Philadelphia 76ers - Cleveland Cavaliers: 141-94
*New York Knicks - Indiana Pacers: 103-104
*Houston Rockets - Phoenix Suns: 115-109
*Utah Jazz - Memphis Grizzlies: 126-112