Philly has won 12 straight games and sit just a half game behind the Wine & Gold in the Eastern Conference Playoff picture.
Simmons poured in 27 points to go with 15 rebounds and 13 assists to record his 12th triple double of the season - fourth before the end of the third quarter - but the Sixers needed every bit of it as James poured in 44 points to go with 11 rebounds and 11 assists. JJ Redick hit four 3-pointers and finished with a team-high 28 points for the 76ers, while Marco Belinelli came off the bench to add 23 points on 6 of 12 from beyond the arc.
76ers: The 78 points were the most the Sixers had scored in any half since they had 80 on February 11, 1992, vs. Miami.
"I mean, we dug ourselves that hole", James said after his 18th triple-double of the season which included 11 rebounds and 11 assists. He is now the only player in National Basketball Association history to have recorded two 40 point triple-doubles in the same season. Toronto never trailed in setting team records with 57 wins and 33 home victories.
In its 111-104 win over the Chicago on Friday night, Boston showed that at the very least it has a remaining group of players eager to step up and contribute to its injury-torn rotation.
On the season, the 76ers are averaging 109.1 points, 47.2 rebounds and 26.8 assists per game.
The Philadelphia 76ers are beating teams into the ground during this 10-game winning streak, but they're still without their best player, and when these teams met a couple of weeks ago, the Nets only lost by four points. Heading into the half, the 76ers were up by 23 points.
Rookie Damyean Dotson had career-high 30 points and 11 rebounds in the Knicks' 122-98 blowout over the Heat.
Programming Note: On Friday, FOX Sports Ohio is airing the Reds - Pirates game (7:00 p.m.) and the Cavs - Sixers game (7:00 p.m.).
In one of the biggest games in recent Philadelphia history, the Sixers nearly squandered a 30-point lead, surviving a huge comeback from the Cleveland Cavaliers to squeak out a two-point victory, 132-130, a 13th win on the bounce.
Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris (5) shakes hands with guard Bradley Beal (3) after Morris was charged with two technical fouls and ejected.
Cleveland leads the season series against Philadelphia, 2-1, which includes a, 113-91, win the last time they met at Wells FargoCenter (November 27). Defensively, over those five road victories, Cleveland has held Philadelphia to 97.0 points on.439 shooting from the field (.317 3FG%) and forced 16.0 turnovers (19.4 points off).
The Kings pulled out a 94-93 win over the Grizzlies on Bogdan Bogdanovic's 16-footer with one second to play.
From an individual perspective, LeBron James has had success when playing Philly this season. Whatever the reason, they were in a funk from the start - James even missed a dunk.
This was yet another performance that showed exactly why he has been attracting admiring glances from around Europe. Griezmann equalised for the visitors four minutes later after poking the ball into the net from inside the box, 1-1.
The bodies of three of their six adopted kids: Markis , 19; Jeremiah , 14; and Abigail , 14, were located near the crash scene. California Highway Patrol investigators are working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to try to enhance the video.
Surgeon General in urging more Americans to carry naloxone - a life-saving medication that can reverse opioid overdoses. The organization requested 500 naloxone kits from the Salt Lake County Division of Behavioral Health, he said.
In California, Brown's spokesman, Evan Westrup, said Monday that state officials are still reviewing Trump's troop request. Rios said the added troops are unnecessary and that arrests at the U.S. -Mexico border are at an all-time low.
On Saturday, weightlifters Sathish Kumar Sivalingam and Rahul Venkat Ragala added to medal haul by winning gold medals. Bhaker fired a total of 240.9 to claim gold , setting a new Commonwealth Games record in the category.
Other communities members told ABC 7 NY that Vassell's mental health struggles were well-known in the community. Stephon Clark, 22, was shot by officers responding to a report of someone breaking vehicle windows.
But critics have accused the company of "shady" behaviour, and some view the newly announced feature as a way to dampen backlash . I didn't really have any reason to doubt their sincerity. "My motivation was to get a dataset I could do research on", he said.
Hearings over the issue are scheduled in the US , and the European Union is considering what actions to take against the company. A Facebook spokesperson confirms that the social network has informed the government about a new slew of privacy measures.
Zuma said he made a decision to resign in order to prevent bloodshed as no life should be lost because of him. After his court appearance, a pugnacious Zuma addressed thousands of supporters gathered near the courthouse.
During her 20-minute interview with officers, Nasim Aghdam said she was having family problems and had left her home, police said. Caldwell declined to identify the range but said employees contacted police after the shooting to report she had practiced there.
Both teams would have their chances to take the lead, but neither would as the game headed into extra innings. Lane Koetter earned the win in 4.2 innings pitched, collecting nine strikeouts and giving up zero runs.
WrestleMania 34: The Undertaker Returns to Challenge John Cena
However, one has to wonder what will be next for her pro wrestling career as she'll need to have a singles match at some point. A little more than a year after her disappointing return to the UFC , Rousey is making a new name for herself in the WWE ring.
Warriors waive Omri Casspi after injury
The move practically locks in guard Quinn Cook into the Warriors final playoff roster spot, though it isn't official just yet. Omri Casspi , the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association, was waived by the Golden State Warriors .
Manchester City not ready to win Champions League - Guardiola
City entered derby day on the back of a 3-0 reversal against Liverpool in the first leg of a Champions League quarter-final tie. And they point out that both areas are close to Anfield and that fans were going to gather outside the stadium regardless.
Oil tumbles after China slaps tariffs on USA goods
Brent crude futures fell $1.23 on the day to $66.89 a barrel by 0918 GMT, bringing losses for the week so far to almost 5 percent. Gasoline stocks dropped by 1.1 million barrels, just under analysts' expectations for a drop of 1.1 million barrels.
Eriksen Helps Spurs Consolidate Top-Four Spot
The two goal hero of the previous week's 3 - 1 win at Stamford Bridge rolled square to Eriksen who drilled into the corner. However, the Premier League tweeted that the goal had been awarded to Eriksen after a review by the league's Match Centre.
Virgin Galactic reaches milestone with successful test flight
The flight was also significant for Virgin Galactic's Mojave based, sister manufacturing organization, The Spaceship Company. The launch is welcome news as it's the first powered flight since the 2014 accident that killed co-pilot Michael Alsbury.