Joel Embiid, Sixers cling off LeBron James-less Lakers
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Joel Embiid had 30 issues and 10 rebounds, James Harden added 24 issues and the Philadelphia 76ers held on for a 126-121 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers with out LeBron James on Wednesday night time.
Two nights after the Sixers strangely beat Eastern Conference-leading Miami in spite of taking part in with out Embiid and Harden, each stars returned for a tougher-than-expected win over the up-and-down Lakers. Tyrese Maxey scored 21 issues for Philadelphia, which has gained 5 of 7 general.
“Guys performed smartly,” Harden stated. “Obviously, we needed to play significantly better, particularly defensively. But we’ll take the win, and we’ve simply were given to proceed to recuperate in those closing video games ahead of the playoffs.”