Is Tyrese Maxey Playing Tonight Against the Nets After Concussion?

– ‣ Philadelphia 76ers guard Tyrese Maxey has been downgraded to out for the upcoming game against the Brooklyn Nets due to undergoing an evaluation for a concussion.
– ‣ Maxey is averaging career highs this season with 26 points, 3.7 rebounds, 6.3 assists, and shooting percentages of 44.9% from the floor and 37.8% from deep.
– ‣ The 76ers are currently positioned as 1-point favorites against the Nets, with a 56.1% chance of winning according to ESPN’s Basketball Power Index, and Maxey is considered a strong contender for the NBA Most Improved Player Award.


Tyrese Maxey, the guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, won’t be hitting the court for Tuesday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. He’s out. Why? Well, the team’s saying he’s gotta go through a concussion check.

The dude’s only 23. And get this – he smacked his head right into Derrick Jones Jr.’s knee during the third quarter of Sunday’s game. Ouch, right? But, Maxey’s tough. He actually got back on the court after that.

In that game, Maxey was on fire. Scored 24 points, grabbed a couple of rebounds, dished out three assists, and even snagged two steals. All in 39 minutes. His shooting? Solid. Hit 8 out of 15 shots from the field and was perfect from the free-throw line, sinking all seven attempts.

Now, if you’re into betting, you might find this interesting. The 76ers, according to some NBA betting sites, are sitting at 14th in the odds to win the championship. Seems like the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat are getting a bit more love from the sportsbooks.

Keith Pompey dropped a tweet saying, “#Sixers point guard Tyrese Maxey will miss tonight’s game vs. the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center and has returned to Philly to be further evaluated after experiencing concussion-like symptoms within the last 24 hours, according to a team source.” That tweet was buzzing.

So far this season, Maxey’s been killing it. Played 55 games, all starts, and he’s hitting career highs across the board. We’re talking 26 points, 3.7 rebounds, 6.3 assists, and a steal per game, on average. Plus, he’s on the court a whopping 37.4 minutes each game.

Remember November 12? Against the Indiana Pacers? Maxey exploded for a career-high 50 points. His shooting was just unreal – 20-of-32 from the field, including seven 3-pointers.

Oh, and there’s buzz around Maxey possibly snagging the NBA Most Improved Player Award. The guy’s stats are impressive. Ranks 13th in points per game this season and has a bunch of other top-20 rankings in key stats.

The 76ers are really leaning on Maxey, especially with Joel Embiid out for a bit longer with that knee surgery he had last month. And it’s not just Embiid they’re missing. De’Anthony Melton and a couple of others are also on the injury list.

Basketball’s happening in Brooklyn, folks. The Sixers are gearing up for a showdown at 7:30 PM. You can catch it on NBCSPhilly or tune into 975TheFanatic. It’s gonna be a game to watch, for sure.

Heading into Tuesday’s game, the Sixers are looking pretty good. They’re 35-25, just a hair above the seventh seed. And they’ve got a solid track record against the Nets, winning 9 out of the last 10 meetings.

As for betting trends, Philly’s been strong as favorites and on the road. They’re 16-12 away and 29-10 as favorites this season. The sportsbooks have them as 1-point favorites against Brooklyn. ESPN’s Basketball Power Index is even giving them a 56.1% chance of winning.

So, there you have it. A mix of ups and downs for the 76ers, but the game must go on. Let’s see how they fare without Maxey on the court.

James Shotwell
James Shotwell
James, a dedicated writer for BasketballHour, holds a degree in English and Creative Writing. A genuine sports enthusiast and skilled betting advice provider, he writes engaging articles and valuable winning strategies for sports.

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