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SportEmbiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

01:00  21 april  2019
01:00  21 april  2019 Source:   ap.org

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead.

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Embiid leads 76 ers past Nets . STATS AP. Embiid had 24 points and a career-high 19 rebounds and Robert Covington hit a key 3 -pointer to lead the 76 ers to a 120-116 victory over the Brooklyn Nets .

Philadelphia 76 ers ' Joel Embiid (21) goes up to dunk as Brooklyn Nets ' Jarrett Allen (31), Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) and DeMarre Carroll (9) look on After a Redick miss, DeMarre Carroll drained a three to give the Nets the lead . After Redick made the second of two free throws, Covington tied it

Embiid also had a flagrant foul that led to a scuffle and two ejections during an eventful return to the lineup after missing Game 3 with a sore left knee.

BOX SCORE: SIXERS 112, NETS 108

RELATED: Butler, Dudley ejected

Tobias Harris had 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the 76ers. They can advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the second straight season with a victory at home Tuesday night.

They got a big boost from the return of Embiid, who scored eight straight points in the fourth quarter after the Nets led by seven. He helped the 76ers overcome the loss of Jimmy Butler, who was ejected in the third quarter after Embiid's hard foul on Jarrett Allen.

Caris LeVert scored 25 points after being inserted into the Nets' starting lineup. D'Angelo Russell and Allen each added 21.

Simmons triple-double leads 76ers to Game 2 win over Nets

Simmons triple-double leads 76ers to Game 2 win over Nets Ben Simmons had 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers had an answer for the pesky Brooklyn Nets in a 145-123 win to even their Eastern Conference playoff series Monday night. BOX SCORE: SIXERS 145, NETS 123 Simmons had a disastrous Game 1, on the court (nine points) and from a PR perspective after he criticized fans for booing during a game the Sixers were never really in. He backtracked the next day at practice and never gave another 20,591 fans a chance to do anything but roar in approval in Game 2.

Embiid had 39 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to lead the Philadelphia 76 ers to a 123-110 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night. JJ Redick scored 18 points and Ben Simmons had 16 points and eight assists for the 76 ers , who snapped a two-game losing streak. The game matched teams

Embiid 's big game helps Philadelphia 76 ers beat Brooklyn Nets 120-116. Embiid had 24 points and a career-high 19 rebounds and Robert Covington hit a key 3 -pointer to lead the 76 ers to a 120-116 Brown said before the game he still doesn't know if Markelle Fultz will return to the court this season.

Jared Dudley also was inserted into the starting lineup for the Nets and had been agitating the 76ers with his defense and his talking, but was gone midway through the third quarter as one of the central figures in the scuffle that spilled into the stands.

Embiid swung his arm forcefully while fouling Allen, and Dudley quickly moved in and bumped Embiid. Butler then ran in and pushed Dudley to start the shoving. Dudley, Simmons and referee Ed Malloy all got knocked into the seats, and after a lengthy video review, Butler and Dudley were given technical fouls and ejected, and Embiid's foul was ruled a flagrant 1.

Embiid would later make the biggest mark with his offense. The 76ers were trying to get the ball to him trailing by one after Joe Harris' layup, but Embiid couldn't control the pass under the rim. But he regained the ball and found Scott in the corner for a 3 and a 110-108 lead.

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, the 76 ers beat the Heat 128- 108 to take a 2- 1 lead in their Eastern Conference first -round series. Embiid went on a personal 7-0 run in the fourth quarter to help Philadelphia extend its lead to 14, and send many in the crowd to the exits.

Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth Smart took objection to Embiid sticking his left elbow out as Smart ran past the Philadelphia center on defense. With Embiid 's back turned, Smart

Allen then turned the ball over after three Sixers surrounded him and Harris closed out the scoring with two free throws.

Dudley and Simmons jawed at each other after Dudley gave him a long stare with his arms up after hitting a 3-pointer during a 9-0 run that gave Brooklyn a 63-53 lead shortly before halftime. The Nets led 63-57 at the break.

TIP-INS

76ers: The 76ers are 5-0 on the road against the Nets in the playoffs. ... Greg Monroe, who started Game 3 and had nine points and 13 rebounds in place of Embiid, played just one minute.

Nets: Spencer Dinwiddie scored 18 points. ... Joe Harris went 0 for 6 from behind the arc and the NBA's leading 3-point shooter hasn't made one in the two games in Brooklyn. ... Backup F/C Ed Davis missed the game with a sprained right ankle.

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Game 5 is Tuesday night in Philadelphia.

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Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

Nets GM fined, suspended for entering refs locker room.
Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series. The Nets lost 112-108 on Saturday in a game in which Brooklyn's Jared Dudley and Philadelphia's Jimmy Butler were ejected after a scuffle broke out following Joel Embiid's flagrant foul against Jarrett Allen in the third quarter.

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