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Joe leads 76ers past Thunder in SLC Summer League 80-79

By The Associated Press

Isaiah Joe gave the go-ahead 3-pointer with 25 seconds left, his fourth of the game, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 80-79 on Thursday in Day 3 of the Summer League Salt Lake City.

Tre Mann missed a 3-pointer in the final seconds and Paul Reed secured the rebound to hand over the Thunder, who rested No. 2 pick Chet Holmgren in their third game in three nights, their first loss in three games.

Joe finished with 19 points and Reed had 14 points and seven rebounds for Philadelphia.

Mann scored 13 points. Josh Giddey, coming off a triple-double, had 10 points, five rebounds and seven assists for the Thunder.

Oklahoma City scored the first six points of the game, but Philadelphia responded with a 19-2 run.

GRIZZLIES 95, JAZZ 84

Ziaire Williams scored 10 of his 19 points in the third quarter and Memphis closed out the SLC Summer League with a win over Utah.

Memphis trailed 50-38 at halftime. Williams scored six straight points to cut the Grizzlies’ deficit to single digits midway through the third quarter and David Roddy – one of Memphis’ first two rounds in the 2022 draft – had a late dunk and three-point play to help tie the mark at 68 heading into the final quarter.

Roddy finished with 16 points. Santi Aldama scored 14 points, while Xavier Tillman added 10 points and 14 rebounds.

Jared Butler had 22 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Utah. ___

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