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Knicks Fall 90-87 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap

Philadelphia got 21 points from Ben Simmons en route to a 90-87 victory over New York on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

Philadelphia won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -4.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 219.0.

Philadelphia got 18 points from Josh Richardson and another 17 points from Furkan Korkmaz. Ben Simmons contributed 8 assists, while Tobias Harris cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

The Knicks got a 20-point performance from Marcus Morris Sr., who was supported by 14 points from Julius Randle. Elfrid Payton had 7 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Julius Randle grabbed 12 rebounds.

Philadelphia led at halftime, 52-46.

New York had a 48-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Cleveland.