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Durant, Nets Rout 76ers in Simmons' Return to Philadelphia

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant (7) goes up for a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant (7) goes up for a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Philadelphia (AP) -- The 76ers fans came to boo Ben Simmons. They left booing their own team.

Kevin Durant scored 18 of his 25 points in Brooklyn’s dominating first half in the Nets’ 129-100 blowout victory over the 76ers on Thursday night in Simmons’ much-hyped return to Philadelphia.