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Philadelphia 76ers capturing guard Seth Curry stated there was nothing private in taking part in in opposition to the NBA crew that traded him.
The 76ers, handily defeated his former squad, the Mavericks, 111-97 on Thursday evening in a recreation wherein Curry contributed 15 factors whereas changing on all of his three-point makes an attempt.
“I simply suppose they made a foul enterprise resolution,” Curry stated after the sport, by way of ESPN’s Tim Bontemps.
The Mavericks traded Curry to the 76ers on draft evening for Josh Richardson and the thirty sixth total choose.
In his first season together with his new crew, Curry is averaging 13 factors per recreation and has transformed on 46.8% of his photographs behind the arc, which is seventh greatest within the league.
Then again, Josh Richardson has solely transformed on 30.1% three pointers this season. As a Sixer, Richardson made 34.1% of his three pointers final season, so Curry is giving the Sixers extra offensive output this season.
Along with scoring 15 factors, Seth Curry secured a plus-minus score of +17 in Thursday’s recreation. Richardson, however, scored 13 factors, misfired on all 4 of his three pointers and had a plus-minus score of -24, so Curry does have some extent.
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Thursday’s recreation confirmed how lopsided the offseason commerce between the Sixers and the Mavs was. Coming into this season, the Sixers’ largest drawback was that they didn’t have dependable shooters surrounding their two superstars in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. Now with the acquisitions of Curry and Danny Inexperienced, the Sixers sit atop the Japanese Convention.
The Mavericks, however, look just like the crew the Sixers had been final season. Their star participant, Luka Doncic, was restricted to 19 factors in Thursday’s motion because of the Embiid-Simmons duo double-teaming him. Although the Mavs had been lacking their second-best participant in Kristaps Porzingis, their success can’t dwell and die on Doncic and Porzingis.
Even when Curry didn’t say something after the sport, the unhealthy enterprise resolution would have been clear to anyone watched the 2 groups play.