Ben Simmons’ career-high 42 points not enough for Sixers in 134-123 loss to Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY — Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris stepped up in Joel Embiid’s absence. It just wasn’t enough against the red-shot Utah Jazz. Utah defeated the 76ers, 134-123, Monday night at the Vivint Arena on a night when Simmons and Harris combined to score 78 points. Simmons finished with a career-high 42 points to go with 12 assists and nine rebounds. The two-time All-Star shot 15-for-26 from the field and made 12 of 13 foul shots. His 15 made field goals were a career high. Harris added a season-high 36 points to go with 10 rebounds. Jordan Clarkson came off the bench to lead the Jazz with …

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