Joel Embiid scored 45 factors for the Philadelphia 76ers as they claimed an additional time win over the Miami Warmth. Thirty-five of Embiid’s haul got here within the second half and additional time, and he additionally notched 16 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists in a 137-134 victory. Workforce-mate Danny Inexperienced equalled a franchise file with 9 three-pointers in his 29 rating, whereas Tyler Herro top-scored for the Warmth with 34. Victory noticed the Sixers finish their three-game dropping streak.
Elsewhere, LeBron James scored 22 of his 26 factors within the first half because the Los Angeles Lakers eased previous the Houston Rockets 117-100 for his or her second thrashing in as many video games. 5 different Lakers joined James in double figures because the reigning NBA champions and Western Convention leaders maintained their excellent file on the highway. The Brooklyn Nets overcame an 18-point deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-116 with Kevin Durant ending with 34 factors, 13 assists and 9 rebounds.
The rating had been stage at 113-113 with one minute 44 seconds left on the clock, earlier than Bruce Brown swung the sport within the Nets’ favour from the baseline. The Utah Jazz, second within the Western Convention, cruised previous the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 117-87 win, with Donovan Mitchell and Jordan Clarkson scoring 27 and 21 factors respectively. Lonnie Walker IV led the San Antonio Spurs to a 112-102 victory over the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder, who are actually 4 video games with out a win on dwelling soil. And in Tuesday’s late recreation, the Indiana Pacers beat the Golden State Warriors 104-95 to win for the primary time in three video games. Myles Turner’s third three-pointer of the match, with three minutes remaining and the scores stage at 90-90, gave the Pacers a lead they did not relinquish.