Heading into this second Summer League matchup in Utah, the Philadelphia 76ers were 0-1. They left this matchup against the Utah Jazz with a 1-1 record. The final score was 86-82 which leaves the Sixers with positive momentum going into the final Salt Lake City game against the Oklahoma City Thunder
Best and worst of Sixers’ Summer League matchup against the Jazz.
This outcome was ideal, it was an entertaining game for sure. It should be noted that several key players were held out of this game. The likes of Paul Reed, Jaden Springer, and Isaiah Joe didn’t play in this matchup. Surely it was done to prevent them from playing three games straight.
As a result, several received their first Summer League action this offseason. Trevelin Queen, Tyler Bey, Malik Ellison, and former Philly two-way player Myles Powell all made their Sixers’ Summer League debut.
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Overall this was a back-and-forth game. At halftime, Utah led 43-39 and the 76ers won the second half by outscoring the Jazz 47-39. No team won two consecutive quarters in this game and there were eight lead changes and seven ties.
With that being written, let’s see which Sixers had the best and worst games.