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SportEmbiid has 21 points, 17 rebounds, leads 76ers past Kings

04:00  16 march  2019
04:00  16 march  2019 Source:   ap.org

Harden's 31 points help Rockets past 76ers 107-91

Harden's 31 points help Rockets past 76ers 107-91 James Harden had 31 points and 10 assists and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 107-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Philadelphia had trouble containing Clint Capela with Joel Embiid out for the eighth straight game with a sore left knee, and Houston's big man had 18 points and nine rebounds. Tobias Harris had 22 points for the 76ers.

Embiid had 24 points and a career-high 19 rebounds in a 120–116 win over the Brooklyn Nets.[60] On 28 March against the Knicks, Embiid suffered an orbital fracture of his left eye.[61] He underwent surgery three days later, with a two-week return date the likely ^ " Embiid leads 76 ers past Nets".

Embiid leads 76 ers past Suns. Post to Facebook. The 76 ers play five of their next six in Philadelphia. Embiid upped his averages to 27.9 points and 13.1 rebounds Warren finished with 21 . Former 76 ers F Richaun Holmes received a warm ovation when he entered in the first quarter.

Embiid has 21 points, 17 rebounds, leads 76ers past Kings© The Associated Press Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, right, dunks the ball past Sacramento Kings' Harry Giles III during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid had 21 points and 17 rebounds and made some big plays on both ends of the court late in the fourth quarter, Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Sacramento Kings 123-114 on Friday night.

BOX SCORE: 76ERS 123, KINGS 114

Tobias Harris and JJ Redick each added 19 points and Ben Simmons contributed 18 for the 76ers, who won their third in a row to pull even with idle Indiana for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia holds the tiebreaker with the Pacers and is trying to maintain hold of home court in a first-round playoff series, something coach Brett Brown said he coveted before the contest. Fifth-seeded Boston is two games behind the 76ers and Pacers.

Simmons, Sixers survive scare from short-handed Cavaliers

Simmons, Sixers survive scare from short-handed Cavaliers Ben Simmons scored 26 points, Joel Embiid had 19 rebounds and made some big plays down the stretch, and the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-99.

Joel Embiid . # 21 C. Embiid drops 33 points to lead 76 ers past Pacers. Joel Embiid puts up 33 points and 12 rebounds in his first game back from tendinitis as the 76 ers take it to the Pacers 106-89 Sunday afternoon. Sixers center Joel Embiid says he has learned his lesson trying to play through discomfort, which is why he has missed the past five games with left knee soreness.

Embiid upped his averages to 27.9 points and 13.1 rebounds while reaching at least 30 points and 10 rebounds in a game for the 11th time. He also has a league- leading 17 double-doubles. “I know that’s my job,” Embiid said. “They need me to dominate.” Ayton had 17 points and nine rebounds in

Harrison Barnes and De'Aaron Fox had 16 points apiece for Sacramento, which lost its third in a row and seventh in the last nine to further hurt its playoff push. The Kings, who last made the postseason in 2006, entered ninth in the West, five games behind the Clippers.

With Philadelphia clinging to a four-point lead with 3 minutes remaining, Embiid blocked Willie Cauley-Stein's layup attempt. Two possessions later, Embiid rejected Barnes' close-range try before hitting a short jumper of his own to make it 121-114 with 1:45 remaining.

The Kings were playing one night after a 126-120 loss at Boston, a game in which they had a 17-point first-half lead.

Against Philadelphia, Sacramento played from behind from the outset. Philadelphia increased its 62-58 halftime advantage to as many as 13 in the third quarter on Redick's 3 that made it 93-80 with 2:13 left in the period.

Antetokounmpo has 52, but Embiid's 40 lead Sixers over Bucks

Antetokounmpo has 52, but Embiid's 40 lead Sixers over Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125. Antetokounmpo was 15 of 26 from the field and made 19 of 21 free throws to better his previous career best by eight points. Embiid and the Sixers weathered a late charge by Milwaukee to beat the team with the best overall record in the NBA.

Joel Embiid scored 19 of his 33 points after halftime and added 17 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76 ers beat the Phoenix Suns 119-114 on Monday night. Strong first-half shooting helped Phoenix to a surprising 62-57 halftime lead . The 76 ers took control in the third, going up for good on Embiid ’s

The 76 ers took control in the third, going up for good on Embiid 's three- point play 3:45 into the quarter. They ended the period ahead 92-86 and led by But Embiid 's follow layup with 58 seconds left made it 114-106 and was the clincher. Rookie Deandre Ayton had 17 points and nine rebounds in his first

The 76ers had a 10-point advantage to start the fourth, but Yogi Ferrell's 3 capped a 9-2 Kings run to start the period that pulled Sacramento within 101-98 with 9:25 to play. But Simmons scored consecutive buckets from close range to increase the lead to seven and Sacramento never would get closer than three the rest of the way.

TIP-INS

Kings: The Kings dropped to 13-21 on the road and 3-8 on the second contest of a back-to-back. . Marvin Bagley III had 15 points in his second game back after missing five due to a knee injury. . The Kings ended a four-game eastern road trip 1-3.

76ers: Newly signed Eagles WR DeSean Jackson rang the ceremonial Liberty Bell in the pregame and sat courtside. . Philadelphia ended a three-game losing streak to the Kings, who beat the 76ers 115-108 in Sacramento on Feb. 2 after sweeping both games last season. . Philadelphia improved to 28-9 at home.

UP NEXT

Kings: Host Chicago on Sunday.

76ers: At Milwaukee on Sunday.

Embiid has 39 points, 13 rebounds to help 76ers beat Nets.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid had 39 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 123-110 on Thursday night. JJ Redick added 18 points, and Ben Simmons had 16 points and eight assists. The 76ers snapped a two-game losing streak. The game matched teams that would've met in the first round of the playoffs had the postseason started Thursday. The 76ers have a strong hold on the No. 3 seed in the East with seven games remaining, and they moved three games ahead of idle Indiana. Joe Harris scored 22 points and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 19 for Brooklyn.

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