76ers vs. Hawks Score: Live NBA Playoff updates as Trae Young and Co. try to oust Philly and reach Eastern Finals

The seeded Philadelphia 76ers are one loss from elimination, but things could have been very different heading into Friday’s Game 6 against the No.5 Atlanta Hawks. After missing their second straight game in Leading by 18 points or more, the Sixers now find themselves down 3-2 with their season in play and the most important game ahead of them – on the road in Atlanta.

The Sixers are the first team in the past 25 years to have a more than 18-point lead in back-to-back playoff games. They abandoned Game 5 despite a 26 in the third quarter and 18 in the fourth. Trae Young and the Hawks took the win for the third-biggest comeback of the last 25 NBA playoffs. Joel Embiid scored 37 points and had a big assist from Seth Curry (36 points), but Ben Simmons’ brutal playoff run continued as he scored just eight points and shot. as 4 of the 14 in the row. He’s now missed 43 free throws and is on course for the second-worst free throw percentage (33%, 22 of 67) in a single playoff series.

For more on the NBA Playoffs, we’ve got an in-depth look at the 76ers-Hawks Series, the round-based playoff schedule, a breakdown of our expert predictions for the second round, and the overall. of the playoffs. Follow below for all real-time updates throughout Game 6 between Philadelphia and Atlanta.

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