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Sixers’ Tobias Harris was perfect on three-point shooting in the Sixers win over the Nets on April 18 (Frank Franklin II)
Sixers’ Tobias Harris was perfect on three-point shooting in the Sixers win over the Nets on April 18 (Frank Franklin II)|Associated Press
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Friday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits: Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic, Dolph Schayes, Hersey Hawkins


Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

FRIDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Earlier this season, we asked who made the first three-point field goal in NBA regular season history. Today we ask, who made the first in NBA postseason history?

(Answer Below)

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FRIDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> Tobias Harris Thursday became the fourth NBA player to be perfect on six or more three-point attempts in a playoff game:
7-7 . . . Robert Horry, Lakers, May 6, 1997
6-6 . . . Trevor Ariza, Wizards, May 5, 2014
6-6 . . . Peja Stojakovic, Mavericks, May 8, 2011
6-6 . . . Tobias Harris, Sixers, April 18, 2019

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>>> The Sixers are now 2-1 when Joel Embiid misses a playoff game. In the two wins, the Sixers scored 130 and 131 points.

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>>> The Sixers Thursday became the eighth NBA team to score 131 or more points in consecutive postseason games. No team has done it three times in a row:
Cincinnati Royals (1963), 131 and 135 (102)
Philadelphia 76ers (1967), 140 and 141 (126)
Los Angeles Lakers (1985), 142 and 147 (119)
Los Angeles Lakers (1985), 134 and 130 (107)
Atlanta Hawks (1986), 140 and 137 (97)
Los Angeles Lakers (1987), 139 and 140 (125)
Dallas Mavericks (2003), 132 and 141 (83)
Philadelphia 76ers (2019), 145 and 131 (???)

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>>> Boban Marjanovic was 8-for-8 from the foul line, ther 54th perfect performance from the charity stripe with eight or more attempts in franchise history . . . Dolph Schayes had games of 16-for-16 (1959), 15-for-15 (1957), 14-for-14 (1955) and 12-for-12 (three times) when the team was the Syracuse Nationals . . . Hersey Hawkins was 15-for-15 in a 112-100 Sixers loss at Chicago on May 6, 1991.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Washington’s Kevin Grevey made the first postseason three-pointer in NBA history at the Spectrum on April 2, 1980. He finished 4-for-7 and had 34 points, but the Bullets dropped Game 1 of the first-round series to the Sixers, 111-96.