Tyrese Maxey despatched a get nicely message to Philadelphia 76ers team-mate Kelly Oubre Jr after scoring a career-high 50 factors in a 137-126 win on the Indiana Pacers.
Maxey additionally registered seven rebounds, 5 assists and three blocks on the Wells Fargo Middle.
“This had nothing to do with me – that is all Kelly Oubre,” said Maxey.
“We’re praying for him. I simply met him however I really like him. I hope he will get nicely quickly.”
Joel Embiid scored 37 factors and made 13 rebounds for the 76ers, who prolonged their profitable run to eight video games.
A police report on the incident involving 27-year-old Oubre Jr, who’s in his first season with Philadelphia, mentioned a automobile travelling “at a excessive price of pace” struck him within the chest with the motive force’s facet mirror.
“It is a fairly traumatic incident, however he’s house and resting pretty comfortably. He is doing OK,” mentioned 77ers head coach Nick Nurse earlier than the Pacers sport.
“We will have a few week go by earlier than we re-evaluate the place he is at.”
Nikola Jokic posted his fourth triple-double of the season however couldn’t stop the Denver Nuggets dropping 107-104 on the Houston Rockets.
Though Jokic registered 36 factors, 21 rebounds and 11 assists, the Nuggets claimed their sixth consecutive win.