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Game Recap: Sixers Trounced by Warriors, 126-86.

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The Philadelphia 76ers (4-26), worst-team in the NBA, went head-to-head with the best team in the league Tuesday evening, the Golden State Warriors (25-5).

Results from the game showed the extreme mismatch between the two teams, as Golden State defeated the Sixers 126 to 86, a margin of 40 points. Trailing 61-34 at the half, the Sixers were not able to recover in the latter 24 minutes of game play as they fell for the 26th time this season. Philadelphia was out-shot by the Warriors, 56.1% to 38.4%. 

Three former Sixers took the court for the Warriors, and produced the following results:

  • Justin Holiday | SG | 15 min, 4-10 FGM-A, 4 reb, 2 ast, 1 stl, 1 blk, 2 TO, 11 pts
  • Andre Iguodala | SG | 20 min, 3-3 FGM-A, 2 reb, 2 ast, 3 stl, 7 pts
  • Marreese Speights | PF | 24 min, 9-13 FGM-A, 4 reb, 4 ast, 4 blk, 23 pts

Sixers Starting Five

Warriors Starting Five

  • Stephen CurryPG | 27 min, 4-7 FGM-A, 3 reb, 9 ast, 3 stl, 3 TO, 13 pts
  • Klay Thompson | SG | 24 min, 6-14 FGM-A, 3 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl, 4 TO, 14 pts
  • Harrison Barnes | SF | 28 min, 3-6 FGM-A, 7 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl, 8 pts
  • Draymond Green | SF | 29 min, 3-7 FGM-A, 10 reb, 3 ast, 4 stl, 3 blk, 2 TO, 10 pts
  • Marreese Speights | PF | 24 min, 9-13 FGM-A, 4 reb, 4 ast, 4 blk, 23 pts

Atlantic Division Standings

  1. Toronto Raptors (24-7)
  2. Brooklyn Nets (15-16) | 9 GB
  3. Boston Celtics (10-18) | 12.5 GB
  4. New York Knicks (5-28) | 20 GB 
  5. Philadephia 76ers (4-26) | 19.5 GB

What's Next:

  • Friday | January 2, 2015 | @ Suns | 9:00 pm EST | TV: TCN; Radio: 97.5 FM
  • Saturday | January 3, 2015 | @ Clippers | 10:30 pm EST | TV: TCN; Radio: 97.5 FM
  • Monday | January 5, 2015 | vs. Cavaliers | 7:00 pm EST | TV: CSN; Radio: 97.5 FM

Matt Rappa (@mattrappa) is a contributor to Sixerdelphia.com.

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