Joel Embiid, 76ers Blow out LeBron James, Lakers Despite Kyle Kuzma’s 39 Points

PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 10: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers celebrates with Jimmy Butler #23 and Tobias Harris #33 against the Los Angeles Lakers in the first quarter at the Wells Fargo Center on February 10, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.(Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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The Los Angeles Lakers slipped back to .500 following a 143-120 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

Playing in his second game with the Sixers following his trade from the Los Angeles Clippers, Tobias Harris scored 22 points on 9-of-14 shooting, including 3-of-5 from beyond the arc. Joel Embiid had a big game (37 points, 14 rebounds) in the win.

LeBron James finished with 18 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in his fourth game back since recovering from a groin strain. Kyle Kuzma had a game-high 39 points.

      

What’t Next?

The Sixers welcome the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. The Celtics most recently threw away a 28-point lead in a 123-112 defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. The Lakers hit the road Tuesday to play the Atlanta Hawks, which is their final game before the NBA All-Star break.

NBA News

via Bleacher Report – NBA http://bit.ly/2gMI6gF

February 10, 2019 at 03:05PM

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