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76ers’ Shake Milton scores career-high 39 points against Clippers, ties NBA record for consecutive made 3s

The Philadelphia 76ers have desired other gamers to action up for them with their two All-Stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons sidelined with damage challenges. Shake Milton has carried out just that as the 2nd-calendar year guard has slid into the setting up lineup in Simmons’ absence and has furnished the 76ers with some considerably-desired playmaking and perimeter output. 

Milton, in point, has been so sound from very long length lately for Philadelphia that he essentially tied the NBA history with 13 consecutive designed three-ideas, a streak that stretched across 3 games — Wednesday versus the Cavaliers, Thursday versus the Knicks and Sunday versus the Clippers. With his prolific output, Milton tied Brent Price tag and Terry Mills in the history guides. Both of those of these gamers attained the feat in 1996. 

Not only did Milton tie a very long-standing NBA history versus the Clippers on Sunday afternoon, but he also set a new profession substantial with 39 details and served to keep the shorthanded Sixers in the match versus a really fantastic Clippers crew. In the initial fifty percent in unique Milton was completely on fire, as he tallied 26 details on 10-of-eleven capturing from the ground around the initial two quarters. You can see some highlights of his sizzling fifty percent below, by using the NBA: 

Milton went on to complete the match with 39 details on fourteen-of-20 capturing along with 5 helps and 3 rebounds. His hard work was pretty much sufficient to propel Philadelphia to a uncommon street win, but the Sixers finally lost to the Clippers, 136-a hundred thirty. For Philly, although, the outcome of the contest may be secondary to the point that it has uncovered a dynamic younger guard — some thing that it desperately desires to enhance Embiid and Simmons — ideal in its possess rotation. 

Philadelphia obtained Milton in the course of the 2018 NBA Draft, and he put in a greater part of his time in the G League with the Delaware Blue Coats final time. The 76ers inked him to a multiyear deal final offseason, and he has performed location minutes for them throughout the time. The team’s current damage challenges have furnished amplified on-courtroom chance for Milton, although, and he has undoubtedly responded. If Milton can go on to provide the shot development that he has of late when the Sixers have their comprehensive roster, it will be a huge boon for their postseason force.