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Milton's go-ahead 3-pointer helps 76ers edge Spurs 132-130

A go-ahead 3-pointer by Shake Milton with 7.2 seconds left clinched the 132-130 victory for the Sixers.
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Philadelphia 76ers Shake Milton (18) is congratulated by his teammate, Tobias Harris (12), after scoring a three point basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla — Shake Milton made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 7.2 seconds remaining and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the San Antonio Spurs 132-130. 

Joel Embiid had 27 points and nine rebounds for the 76ers, finishing the scoring with a free throw with 0.4 seconds to play. 

The 76ers opened a 14-point lead early in the fourth quarter, then recovered after falling behind by four in the final minute. 

Ben Simmons struggled throughout the game, fouling out with two minutes left and adding only 8 points.

Tobias Harris scored 25 points and Josh Richardson had 19 for the 76ers. DeMar DeRozan scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter for San Antonio. 

Rudy Gay scored a season-high 24 points and Derrick White added 20. 

The Sixers return to action on Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. when they face the Washington Wizards.