Ben Simmons embarrasses Clippers for game-sealing dunk

Associated Press

Philadelphia was probably going to win the game, the Sixers were up four on the Clippers (117-113) with 15.9 seconds remaining. Teams rarely come back in that situation, but it does happen and the Sixers needed another bucket.

They got it from Ben Simmons, who embarrassed the Clippers and gave Doc Rivers a little ulcer.

The Sixers were inbounding the ball, the Clippers were looking for a steal and, short of that, a quick foul. Sindarius Thornwell was brought in to guard Ben Simmons, who was inbounding the ball, but Thornwell turned his back on Simmons and…


The Sixers got the win, but this game got chippy.

Jimmy Butler and Avery Bradley — who were in each other’s face a couple of times — were both thrown out after this incident.