Embiid scored 26 of Philadelphia’s 27 points within the fourth quarter and have become the primary participant in NBA historical past with 50 points, 10 boards, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocks in a sport since blocks turned an official statistic in 1973-74.
“I’ve never seen a more dominating performance when you combine defense and offense,” stated coach Doc Rivers.
Malik Beasley scored 18 points for the Jazz.
WOODWOLVES 129, CAVALIERS 124
CLEVELAND — All-star level guard Darius Garland scored 51 points in Cleveland’s loss to Minnesota.
Garland had 27 of his career-best whole points within the fourth quarter for the Cavaliers — and made six of his career-best 10 3-pointers.
D’Angelo Russell had private season bests of 30 points and 12 assists and Karl-Anthony Towns had 29 points to assist the Timberwolves thwart (*59*) assault.
(*59*) 51-point tally was briefly the NBA’s excessive for the season. Joel Embiid later within the evening completed with 59 points for the Philadelphia 76ers.
NEW YORK — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 37 points, Josh Giddey had a triple-double and Oklahoma City shot a season-high 62.5% off the sector in a win over New York.
Giddey had 24 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds for the Thunder, who picked up their fifth straight win at Madison Square Garden. Giddey joined Wilt Chamberlain (1968) as the one different participant in NBA historical past to file triple-doubles in his first two video games with MSG.
Lu Dort had 24 points for Oklahoma City and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl added 17.
WIZARDS 102, GRIZZLIES 92
WASHINGTON — Kristaps Porzingis scored 25 points and Deni Avdija added 21 to steer Washington to a win over Memphis.
The Wizards gained back-to-back weekends in opposition to Utah and Memphis, two of the highest groups within the Western Conference earlier this season. Washington did so with out Bradley Beal, who remains to be getting again into form after going by means of well being and security protocols.
Memphis had been additionally lacking key gamers, with Ja Morant unavailable with left ankle ache and Desmond Bane unavailable with proper toe ache. Dillon Brooks scored 19 points for the Grizzlies. Steven Adams contributed 12 points and 10 rebounds.
CHICAGO — Michael Porter Jr. posted a season-high 31 points and Nikola Jokic had 14 assists as Denver drove previous Chicago.
Porter made 11 of 16 photographs, together with six from 3-point vary, as the Nuggets gained for the fifth time of their final six video games.
Zach LaVine scored 21 points to steer the Bulls, who misplaced 4 of 5.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Domantas Sabonis set private bests of the season with 26 points and 22 rebounds to steer Sacramento over Golden State.
De’Aaron Fox scored 11 of his 22 points for the Kings within the fourth quarter. They have gained six of their final eight after beginning 0-4.
Sabonis additionally had eight assists.
Stephen Curry scored 27 points for the Warriors.
LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis had a season-high 37 points and 18 rebounds as Los Angeles beat Brooklyn to go on a five-game dropping streak.
Davis snagged 10 offensive rebounds for a career-high in a regular-season sport whereas the Lakers constantly led.
Lonnie Walker IV added 25 points for Los Angeles, who missed LeBron James for the second straight sport resulting from a left adductor pressure.
Kevin Durant led the Nets with 31 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. Cam Thomas got here off the bench and scored 15 points and Edmond Sumner added 13.
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