SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dario Saric scored a season-high 25 factors and the Philadelphia 76ers gained their fifth straight recreation with a 104-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday evening.

The successful streak is the Sixers’ longest for the reason that 2011-12 season.

Philadelphia used a 21-7 run to begin the third quarter, highlighted by eight straight factors from J.J. Redick, to take a 67-51 lead it by no means relinquished.

The Sixers appeared to have extra power on each ends of the ground regardless of being on the highway with out beginning heart Joel Embiid. Ben Simmons initiated the offense whereas Saric and Redick knocked down pictures. Saric grabbed 10 rebounds, Redick scored 20 factors and Simmons completed with 16 factors, 13 rebounds and 6 badists as the previous No. 1 draft decide had his seventh double-double of the season.

Robert Covington added 14 factors and 12 rebounds.

The Jazz did not do something notably effectively exterior of a second-quarter rally after falling behind by 16 within the first 12 minutes. The protection allowed wide-open pictures by the 76ers and was uncharacteristically sloppy all through, giving up backdoor cuts and slashes to the basket for straightforward factors.

On the opposite finish, the Jazz could not join on their very own attractiveness.

Rodney Hood led Utah with 19 factors on Four-for-16 capturing, and Rudy Gobert posted his seventh double-double of the season with 16 factors and 15 rebounds.

TIP-INS

76ers: Richaun Holmes began rather than Embiid. … Jerryd Bayless was out as a consequence of a bruised left wrist.

Jazz: Donovan Mitchell began the second half over Hood. … Utah shot 30.Three p.c from the ground and 23.1 p.c from Three-point vary.

TRUST THE PROCESS

Embiid didn’t journey with the 76ers and was given a scheduled relaxation because the crew intently watches his return from harm. Philadelphia coach Brett Brown mentioned the “sports science people” have a complicated plan put collectively. Embiid will be a part of the crew earlier than it performs the Sacramento Kings on Thursday.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Top draft decide Markelle Fultz is touring with the 76ers regardless of being out with a shoulder harm. Brown mentioned there’s lots to be taught by being across the crew. “None of us can dismiss the benefit that Ben Simmons had of effectively being a redshirt and taking it all in, not necessarily in real time,” Brown mentioned. “The NBA is so unforgiving. … All this time off I’m not looking at as negative. I’ve learned with all the players — Nerlens (Noel), Jahlil (Okafor), Joel and Ben and now Markelle — you can make it work. It’s Jon Gruden’s quarterback camp. … Bring them in and talk video stuff and what do you see? Still make him feel a part of us and educate him. Although it’s not in a uniform, it still counts for something.”

UP NEXT

76ers: At the Sacramento Kings on Thursday.

Jazz: Host the Miami Heat on Friday.

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