NBA: 76ers' Simmons, Korkmaz career highs beat Pistons

Simmons' marks career high in assists, Korkmaz drops 21, Harris adds team-high 35, 76ers defeat Pistons for 22nd win

Fatih Erel   | 24.12.2019
NBA: 76ers' Simmons, Korkmaz career highs beat Pistons


Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons put up a career-high with 17 assists in a triple-double, Turkish international Furkan Korkmaz broke his own record with 21 points to beat the Detroit Pistons 125-109 in the NBA on Monday night.

With two career highs from Simmons and Korkmaz along with 35 points from Tobias Harris, the 76ers defeated the Pistons for their 22nd victory this season.

Simmons finished with 16 points, 17 assists and 13 rebounds while Korkmaz produced 21 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals in 21 minutes.

"Furkan gave us some good contributions," Sixers coach Brett Brown said after the match.

Meanwhile, the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 121-118 to win their third match in a row.

The Cavaliers' Collin Sexton produced 25 points, while Darius Garland scored 21 points, Kevin Love 20 points and Turkish international Cedi Osman 18 points.

Hawks' Trae Young scored 30 points and 11 assists while John Collins produced 27 points and 10 rebounds. Despite these two "double-double" performances, the Hawks took their eighth consecutive loss.

On Monday, the San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high of 40 points for a 145-115 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Here are the Monday results in the NBA:

*Orlando Magic - Chicago Bulls: 103-95

*Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers: 109-125

*Indiana Pacers - Toronto Raptors: 120-115

*New York Knicks - Washington Wizards: 115-121

*Cleveland Cavaliers - Atlanta Hawks: 121-118

*Miami Heat - Utah Jazz: 107-104

*Memphis Grizzlies - San Antonio Spurs: 115-145

*Phoenix Suns - Denver Nuggets: 111-113

*Sacramento Kings - Houston Rockets: 104-113

*Portland Trail Blazers - New Orleans Pelicans: 94-102

*Golden State Warriors-Minnesota Timberwolves: 113-104

*Home team

NBA Standings:


1Milwaukee Bucks274.871Games Behind-Conference Record17 - and2Division Record9 - and0Home Record15 - and2Away Record12 - and2Last Ten Record9 - and1Win StreakW 3Wins
2Boston Celtics207.741Games Behind5.0Conference Record13 - and4Division Record5 - and3Home Record12 - and1Away Record8 - and6Last Ten Record7 - and3Win StreakW 3Wins
3Miami Heat228.733Games Behind4.5Conference Record15 - and2Division Record5 - and0Home Record13 - and1Away Record9 - and7Last Ten Record7 - and3Win StreakW 3Wins
4Toronto Raptors219.700Games Behind5.5Conference Record14 - and5Division Record3 - and2Home Record13 - and3Away Record8 - and6Last Ten Record6 - and4Win StreakL 1Losses
5Philadelphia 76ers2210.688Games Behind5.5Conference Record15 - and5Division Record5 - and2Home Record15 - and2Away Record7 - and8Last Ten Record7 - and3Win StreakW 2Wins
6Indiana Pacers2110.677Games Behind6.0Conference Record14 - and8Division Record3 - and6Home Record14 - and3Away Record7 - and7Last Ten Record7 - and3Win StreakW 1Wins
7Brooklyn Nets1613.552Games Behind10.0Conference Record10 - and7Division Record4 - and2Home Record9 - and5Away Record7 - and8Last Ten Record6 - and4Win StreakW 1Wins
8Orlando Magic1317.433Games Behind13.5Conference Record8 - and9Division Record2 - and1Home Record9 - and6Away Record4 - and11Last Ten Record4 - and6Win StreakW 1Wins
9Charlotte Hornets1320.394Games Behind15.0Conference Record9 - and13Division Record1 - and3Home Record7 - and9Away Record6 - and11Last Ten Record4 - and6Win StreakL 3Losses
10Chicago Bulls1220.375Games Behind15.5Conference Record8 - and13Division Record3 - and4Home Record6 - and10Away Record6 - and10Last Ten Record4 - and6Win StreakL 1Losses
11Detroit Pistons1120.355Games Behind16.0Conference Record8 - and18Division Record4 - and6Home Record7 - and10Away Record4 - and10Last Ten Record3 - and7Win StreakL 5Losses
12Washington Wizards920.310Games Behind17.0Conference Record5 - and10Division Record1 - and4Home Record4 - and7Away Record5 - and13Last Ten Record3 - and7Win StreakW 1Wins
13Cleveland Cavaliers921.300Games Behind17.5Conference Record6 - and18Division Record2 - and5Home Record6 - and10Away Record3 - and11Last Ten Record4 - and6Win StreakW 3Wins
14New York Knicks724.226Games Behind20.0Conference Record3 - and18Division Record0 - and8Home Record4 - and12Away Record3 - and12Last Ten Record3 - and7Win StreakL 3Losses
15Atlanta Hawks625.194Games Behind21.0Conference Record3 - and16Division Record2 - and3Home Record3 - and11Away Record3 - and14Last Ten Record1 - and9Win StreakL 8Losses
Western Conference:
1Los Angeles Lakers246.800Games Behind-Conference Record16 - and3Division Record3 - and1Home Record10 - and3Away Record14 - and3Last Ten Record7 - and3Win StreakL 3Losses
2Denver Nuggets218.724Games Behind2.5Conference Record12 - and4Division Record5 - and0Home Record13 - and3Away Record8 - and5Last Ten Record7 - and3Win StreakW 7Wins
3Houston Rockets219.700Games Behind3.0Conference Record13 - and5Division Record4 - and2Home Record10 - and4Away Record11 - and5Last Ten Record8 - and2Win StreakW 4Wins
4LA Clippers2210.688Games Behind3.0Conference Record14 - and7Division Record3 - and1Home Record14 - and2Away Record8 - and8Last Ten Record6 - and4Win StreakL 1Losses
5Dallas Mavericks1910.655Games Behind4.5Conference Record11 - and4Division Record6 - and0Home Record8 - and7Away Record11 - and3Last Ten Record6 - and4Win StreakL 1Losses
6Utah Jazz1812.600Games Behind6.0Conference Record12 - and7Division Record3 - and2Home Record11 - and3Away Record7 - and9Last Ten Record6 - and4Win StreakL 1Losses
7Oklahoma City Thunder1514.517Games Behind8.5Conference Record12 - and10Division Record3 - and4Home Record11 - and5Away Record4 - and9Last Ten Record7 - and3Win StreakW 4Wins
8Portland Trail Blazers1417.452Games Behind10.5Conference Record9 - and12Division Record3 - and3Home Record8 - and7Away Record6 - and10Last Ten Record6 - and4Win StreakL 1Losses
9San Antonio Spurs1217.414Games Behind11.5Conference Record8 - and10Division Record2 - and3Home Record8 - and8Away Record4 - and9Last Ten Record6 - and4Win StreakW 1Wins
10Sacramento Kings1218.400Games Behind12.0Conference Record8 - and9Division Record2 - and2Home Record6 - and6Away Record6 - and12Last Ten Record4 - and6Win StreakL 4Losses
11Phoenix Suns1119.367Games Behind13.0Conference Record7 - and15Division Record3 - and3Home Record6 - and12Away Record5 - and7Last Ten Record2 - and8Win StreakL 7Losses
12Memphis Grizzlies1120.355Games Behind13.5Conference Record7 - and12Division Record1 - and3Home Record6 - and12Away Record5 - and8Last Ten Record5 - and5Win StreakL 1Losses
13Minnesota Timberwolves1019.345Games Behind13.5Conference Record4 - and16Division Record1 - and6Home Record3 - and10Away Record7 - and9Last Ten Record0 - and10Win StreakL 11Losses
14New Orleans Pelicans823.258Games Behind16.5Conference Record7 - and14Division Record0 - and5Home Record4 - and11Away Record4 - and12Last Ten Record2 - and8Win StreakW 1Wins
15Golden State Warriors724.226Games Behind17.5Conference Record5 - and17Division Record0 - and4Home Record4 - and10Away Record3 - and14Last Ten Record3 - and7Win StreakW 2Wins

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