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Friday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits

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FRIDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> A total of 25 players have had at least one playoff game of 50 or more points. Three of them had the first name of Bob. Name them.

(Answer Below)

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FRIDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> In the 35:33 that Joel Embiid played Thursday night, the Sixers outscored the Raptors 100-60. In the 12:27 he sat, they were outscored 41-12.

Here are his stretches of playing time and the scoring during it:

5:02 . . . 13-10 (+3)
8:26 . . . 29-11 (+18)
11:36. . . 27-21 (+6)
8:03 . . . 24-9 (+15)
2:26 . . . 7-9 (-2)

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>>> The Sixers somehow went the first 19:13 of Game 6 without taking a free throw.

But even worse, over a stretch of 43:25 -- going from the late second quarter of Game 5 to the middle of Game 6’s second quarter -- they took just three shots from the foul line (and made them all).

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>>> Teams winning the first quarter in the Sixers-Raptors series are 6-0 . . . The Sixers are 6-0 in the entire playoffs when winning the first period . . . All NBA teams are 40-20 in this year’s playoffs when winning the first quarter.

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>>> Sixers in Road Games 7s (1-6):

1965: at Celtics (L 109-110)
1971: at Bullets (L 120-128)
1979: at Spurs (L 108-111)
1981: at Celtics (L 90-91)
1982: at Celtics (W 120-106)
1986: at Bucks (L 112-113)
2012: at Celtics (L 75-85)

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> The three players named Bob to score 50 or more points in a playoff game are:

> Bob Cousy (50 on April 21, 1953);
> Bob Petit (50 on April 12, 1958);
> Bob McAddo (50 on April 18, 1975).

Cousy and Petit were the first two players to reach 50 in a postseason game.