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Redick's 3s, Simmons' triple-double lead 76ers over Pacers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) J.J. Redick has seen plenty in his 12 NBA seasons, yet he insists he's never heard a louder regular-season crowd.

Those fans in Philadelphia were going bonkers over their new sharpshooter.

Redick scored 31 points and hit three decisive 3-pointers late, Ben Simmons had a triple-double and the 76ers moved above .500 for the first time in nearly four years with a 121-110 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.

Redick said he had ''goosebumps'' hearing the ear-splitting sellout crowd finally get a chance to celebrate success.

''We all recognize the significance of tonight and getting over .500 for the first time in a long time,'' Redick said. ''My focus was more on winning. Obviously I had a good third quarter there where I got hot and then the three 3s down the stretch were more about, let's just get a win.''

Redick was 8 of 12 from 3-point range, including the go-ahead jumper with 2:06 left, another 3 to barely beat the shot clock with 1:08 remaining and a third from the left corner to make it 119-110 with 46 seconds to go.

''He's amazing,'' Simmons said.

Simmons was pretty good, too. He had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his second triple-double in a rookie season delayed a year because of injury.

The Sixers (5-4) last had a winning record when they were also 5-4 on Nov. 13, 2013, but their painful rebuild appears near an end as they won their fourth straight game.

Victor Oladipo shook off a slow start to score 31 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 21 and Myles Turner had 11 points and nine rebounds in his return from a concussion for the Pacers. They were outscored 11-0 to close the game as their three-game winning streak was snapped.

''We had a couple possessions where we had open looks,'' coach Nate McMillan said. ''You have to knock those shots down.''

After Redick's 3 made it 113-110, Domantas Sabonis was called for a charge at the other end and fouled out. After two empty possessions that included Joel Embiid missing a dunk, Simmons slipped and it appeared Philadelphia was going to turn it over.

But Redick ended up with the ball and drilled an off-balance 3 as the shot clock expired.

''Believe it or not, it is something that I occasionally practice,'' Redick said.

Each team led by nine points in an up-tempo game before the Sixers took control behind Redick, who signed a free-agent deal with Philadelphia in the offseason.

Turner hadn't played since sustaining a concussion in Indiana's season-opening win against Brooklyn on Oct. 18. McMillan had Turner come off the bench, and after a rusty start, he helped Indiana dominate inside in the first half.

Turner had a thunderous dunk over Dario Saric late in the first quarter and blocked Embiid's jumper early in the second. His 3-pointer ignited a late 9-0 run that helped Indiana to a 63-56 halftime lead.

But Turner struggled with his shot in the second half and Embiid got the better of him late.

''He was a little rusty,'' McMillan said. ''He had to play more minutes than we probably would have liked. Sabonis got in foul trouble. He missed some shots that he's capable of knocking down, and just timing.''

Embiid had 18 points and nine rebounds. Robert Covington scored 22 for the 76ers, who shot 50 percent from the field.

TIP-INS

Pacers: F T.J. Leaf didn't return after spraining his left ankle early in the second quarter. McMillan said X-rays were negative. . Damien Wilkins (personal reasons) was inactive.

76ers: Richaun Holmes had several loud dunks during an effective third-quarter stint in his season debut. The center had been out since breaking his left wrist in the preseason. . Furkan Kormaz was assigned to Delaware of the G-League after the game.

ROUGHHOUSING

Embiid was called for a Flagrant 1 foul late in the first quarter when he swatted Thaddeus Young on the head on Young's dunk.

UP NEXT

The Pacers visit the New York Knicks on Sunday night.

The 76ers have three days off before starting a five-game trip out West on Tuesday night at Utah.

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Key Players
V. Oladipo
4 G
J. Embiid
21 C
27.6 Min. Per Game 27.6
20.9 Pts. Per Game 20.9
3.4 Ast. Per Game 3.4
10.3 Reb. Per Game 10.3
50.0 Field Goal % 52.1
48.2 Three Point % 52.3
87.0 Free Throw % 76.2
  24-second shot clock violation turnover 0:11
  Defensive rebound by JJ Redick 0:35
  Darren Collison missed 3-pt. jump shot 0:38
+ 1 Joel Embiid made 2nd of 2 free throws 0:44
+ 1 Joel Embiid made 1st of 2 free throws 0:44
  Personal foul on Myles Turner 0:44
  5-second inbounding violation turnover 0:46
+ 3 JJ Redick made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Ben Simmons 0:46
  Team rebound 1:00
  Victor Oladipo missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:01
+ 3 JJ Redick made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Joel Embiid 1:08
Team Stats
Points 110 121
Field Goals 45-97 (46.4%) 46-92 (50.0%)
3-Pointers 8-28 (28.6%) 18-36 (50.0%)
Free Throws 12-19 (63.2%) 11-14 (78.6%)
Total Rebounds 53 55
Offensive 8 12
Defensive 32 38
Team 13 5
Assists 25 34
Steals 6 7
Blocks 6 9
Turnovers 11 18
Fouls 18 21
Technicals 1 0
31 PTS, 5 REB, 7 AST
14 PTS, 11 REB, 11 AST
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away team logo Pacers 5-4 28352621110
home team logo 76ers 5-4 30263629121
Team Stats
away team logo Pacers 5-4 100.6 PPG 40 RPG 21.1 APG
home team logo 76ers 5-4 108.8 PPG 49.5 RPG 25.8 APG
Key Players
V. Oladipo G 23.1 PPG 5.2 RPG 4.3 APG 47.7 FG%
J. Redick F 17.1 PPG 2.5 RPG 3.0 APG 46.0 FG%
Top Scorers
V. Oladipo G 31 PTS 5 REB 7 AST
J. Redick F 31 PTS 3 REB 6 AST
46.4 FG% 50.0
28.6 3PT FG% 50.0
63.2 FT% 78.6
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
V. Oladipo 37 31 5 7 0 1 3 0 12/20 3/7 4/5 1 4 48 -19
B. Bogdanovic 35 21 4 2 2 0 0 2 8/14 2/5 3/3 1 3 31 -27
T. Young 38 15 5 1 1 1 0 4 7/14 1/5 0/0 2 3 24 -24
D. Sabonis 23 14 6 3 0 0 2 6 6/9 0/0 2/4 1 5 24 -17
D. Collison 29 2 2 5 0 0 0 2 1/9 0/3 0/0 0 2 14 -29
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
V. Oladipo 37 31 5 7 0 1 3 0 12/20 3/7 4/5 1 4 48 -19
B. Bogdanovic 35 21 4 2 2 0 0 2 8/14 2/5 3/3 1 3 31 -27
T. Young 38 15 5 1 1 1 0 4 7/14 1/5 0/0 2 3 24 -24
D. Sabonis 23 14 6 3 0 0 2 6 6/9 0/0 2/4 1 5 24 -17
D. Collison 29 2 2 5 0 0 0 2 1/9 0/3 0/0 0 2 14 -29
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
M. Turner 24 11 9 0 1 3 1 2 4/14 1/4 2/6 2 7 23 +6
L. Stephenson 18 6 3 3 1 0 2 2 3/5 0/1 0/0 1 2 14 +13
C. Joseph 22 5 4 3 0 1 2 0 2/8 1/2 0/0 0 4 14 +21
J. Young 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1/2 0/1 1/1 0 1 6 +6
T. Leaf 5 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 0 1 3 +15
G. Robinson III - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Sumner - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Poythress - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Anigbogu - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Jefferson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Wilkins - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 236 110 40 25 6 6 11 18 45/97 8/28 12/19 8 32 201 -55
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Redick 32 31 3 6 0 0 1 2 11/19 8/12 1/1 0 3 45 +20
R. Covington 32 22 6 2 0 1 2 2 8/13 5/9 1/2 0 6 31 +21
J. Embiid 27 18 9 5 2 2 6 4 7/15 0/1 4/5 2 7 35 +12
D. Saric 21 15 6 1 0 0 1 2 6/9 3/5 0/0 1 5 22 +4
B. Simmons 38 14 11 11 2 3 5 3 5/13 0/0 4/4 2 9 47 +12
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Redick 32 31 3 6 0 0 1 2 11/19 8/12 1/1 0 3 45 +20
R. Covington 32 22 6 2 0 1 2 2 8/13 5/9 1/2 0 6 31 +21
J. Embiid 27 18 9 5 2 2 6 4 7/15 0/1 4/5 2 7 35 +12
D. Saric 21 15 6 1 0 0 1 2 6/9 3/5 0/0 1 5 22 +4
B. Simmons 38 14 11 11 2 3 5 3 5/13 0/0 4/4 2 9 47 +12
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
R. Holmes 10 6 5 1 0 0 0 1 3/7 0/1 0/0 4 1 13 0
T. Luwawu-Cabarrot 13 6 0 1 0 0 2 1 2/5 2/5 0/0 0 0 6 -8
J. Bayless 28 4 3 2 1 1 0 2 2/7 0/3 0/0 0 3 13 -8
T. McConnell 25 3 5 4 2 0 1 1 1/3 0/0 1/2 1 4 17 +3
A. Johnson 10 2 2 1 0 2 0 2 1/1 0/0 0/0 2 0 8 -1
J. Pullen - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Anderson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
N. Stauskas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. McAdoo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Okafor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
F. Korkmaz - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Fultz - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 236 121 50 34 7 9 18 21 46/92 18/36 11/14 12 38 237 +55