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VIDEO: Boo birds rain on Sixers after embarrassing first half vs. Nets

Brett Brown, Joel Embiid

Fans inside the Wells Fargo Arena made their displeasure known on Thursday night. They showered the Philadelphia 76ers with boos following a lackluster effort in the second period against the Brooklyn Nets.

After holding on a 26-20 advantage in the first 12 minutes of the match, the Sixers allowed the visitors to walk all over them in the second and were outscored 32-16 in the quarter.

The Sixers were down as much as 20 points with 3:08 remaining in the second against the Nets team who was missing Kyrie Irving, who is done for the season due to a shoulder injury.

The Sixers salvaged a run to close out the period but was still down by double digits, 52-42, at the half. Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris were the only bright spots on offense, scoring 16 and 10 points, respectively.

Philly is ranked 5th in the East with a 34-21 slate entering Thursday’s match. They are actually one of the best teams at home this season, amassing a 25-2 record inside Wells Fargo. However, the team struggled mightily on the road with a 9-19 record before the All-Star break.

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