Joe posted 13 points (4-10 FG, 4-10 3Pt, 1-1 FT), five rebounds, two blocks and one assist in 37 minutes off the bench Tuesday in the 76ers' 137-134 overtime victory over the Heat.
The 76ers remained shorthanded for the third game in a row, though the team at least had some reinforcement in the form of Ben Simmons (knee), who returned from a two-game absence. The extra period and the missing players still allowed Joe to see plenty of playing time, with the rookie notably getting the nod over Dakota Mathias (11 minutes) as the No. 3 guard in the rotation. The 76ers are expected to return three players (Tobias Harris, Matisse Thybulle and Shake Milton) from the NBA's health and safety protocol Thursday against Miami, so Joe's run of extended minutes will likely be coming to an end soon.
Joe totaled 18 points (6-9 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four assists, two rebounds and two steals across 28 minutes off the bench the the 112-94 loss Monday to the Hawks.
After a disappointing performance in his first start, Joe was relegated back to the bench, and he did not disappoint. While the 76ers have been shorthanded due to COVID-19 and injury issues, Joe has made the most of his extended playing time. Over his last two games, Joe is averaging 15.5 points over 36.5 minutes per game. During the team's first nine games, Joe played sparingly in only five games and scored a total of two points.
Joe will come off the bench Monday night against the Hawks, Ky Carlin of USA Today reports.
Joe was gifted an opportunity to start Saturday against the Nuggets, putting up 13 points in 45 minutes of action, but he'll head back to the bench for Monday's clash.
Joe recorded 13 points (4-18 FG, 3-11 3PT, 2-2 FT), four rebounds and one steal in 45 minutes in the 115-103 loss to Denver on Saturday.
Joe was handed a chance of a lifetime and extremely underperformed in the loss Saturday. The rookie guard was handed as many minutes as possible after a plethora of injuries and COVID protocols swung through the locker-room prior to tip-off. However, Joe went a subpar 24 percent from the floor and did not add much else to his underwhelming performance. Joe might be waiting awhile before he gets another chance like this and will not be a viable option.
Joe will start Saturday's game against the Nuggets, Derek Bodner of The Athletic reports.
In the midst of injuries and COVID-19-related absences, Saturday's game will be played, and the Sixers are expected to use seven players. Joe has seen 27 total NBA minutes, racking up two points, five rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block.
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