The defining factor in the contest was Portland's hot three-point shooting. They connected on a season-high 18 shots from deep on 42%. Wes Matthews knocked down 7 on his own. The Sixers poor defensive IQ and switching led to too many open shots.
Carter-Williams scored 17 points and secured 6 rebounds while dishing out 5 dimes. Tony Wroten led Philly with 22 points off the bench and added 4 assists of his own. Noel made a defensive impact, recording 4 steals and 2 blocks. Nerlens also added 8 points and 7 boards.
Damian Lillard scored a game-high 28 points for Portland while adding 9 assists. Matthews finished with 25 points and Joel Freeland collected 17 rebounds in relief of Lopez.
The Sixers (4-24) travel to Utah to play the Jazz (9-20).
By: Matt Ryan