Joel Embiid produced a dominant performance to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Sixers center made 16 of his 32 shots – including 3-of-8 from behind the three-point arc – as he scored 41 points and hauled down 13 rebounds as Philly dispatched the Clippers 122-113.
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The performance was the sixth time Embiid has scored in excess of 30 points and corralled double-figure rebounds in nine games this season.
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Embiid opened his account with a deft fadeaway jumper before showcasing his three-point accuracy and low-post scoring. A muscular first-quarter drive earned the Cameroonian and ‘And 1’ while a powerful second-quarter dunk from a Ben Simmons pass kept the scoreboard ticking.
Embiid’s best moments came in the fourth quarter he was first to react to a missed three-pointer to score with an emphatic put-back dunk then, minutes later, latched to a JJ Redick to ram home a one-handed baseline slam.
Click on the video at the top of the page to watch the highlights of Joel Embiid’s 41-point effort
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