By Harvey Hoffman
Tobias Harris scored 26 points, Joel Embiid had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Sixers beat San Antonio 115-104.
Ben Simmons had a triple-double with 10 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds for the 76ers, who improved to 6-0 at home.
DeMar DeRozan had 29 points and Rudy Gay scored 22 for the Spurs.
San Antonio trailed most of the way but got within one late in the third quarter before the 76ers pulled away in the fourth.
It was 101-95 with just under six minutes left when Spurs coach Popovich elected to intentionally foul Simmons for the second straight trip down court. A 58% free throw shooter, Simmons missed both attempts the first time but drained both shots on his subsequent trip to the line to put the Sixers up 103-95 with 5:34 remaining.
Furkan Korkmaz (above) hit a 3-pointer from the corner on the next possession and then Harris made a layup to put the 76ers comfortably ahead, 108-97, with 4:24 left.