Brandon Davies had a solid outing as the Philadelphia 76ers dropped a 99-91 decision to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. The 76ers couldnt capitalize on 24 Brooklyn turnovers as they fell to 0-15 to start the season.
Joe Johnson led the way for the Nets with 21 points on 8 of 12 shooting from the floor as well as four assists. Brooklyn also got big outings from Brook Lopez and Deron Williams. Lopez had 19 points on 9 of 12 shooting and seven rebounds, while Williams had 17 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds and two steals. Kevin Garnett had a nice showing as well with nine points, nine rebounds, four steals and three assists.
K.J. McDaniels led five 76ers in double figures with 18 points as well as six rebounds. Tony Wroten added 18 points and 10 assists, but made just 6 of 18 shots from the floor and had eight turnovers. Hollis Thompson chipped in with 14 points on 4 of 6 shooting from behind the arc while Henry Sims had 12 points and nine rebounds.
Davies came off the bench and scored nine points on 3 of 8 shooting from the floor and 3 of 3 from the free-throw line. All three of his made baskets came on midrange jumpers, including one that turned into a 3-point play late in the first quarter. He also contributed five rebounds (all on the offensive end), three steals, two assists and a block in 21:28.
Up next for Davies and the 76ers is a game against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday.