Latest Joel Embiid News

Embiid's double-double helps 76ers hold off Spurs, 115-109

Jan. 23, 2022 22:44 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Joel Embiid had 38 points and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers held off a late rally to beat the San Antonio Spurs 115-109 on Sunday night. It was Embiid’s 14th straight game with at least 25 points. “What he’s doing is special,”...

Jackson completes Clippers' rally past 76ers for 102-101 win

Jan. 21, 2022 22:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers lost the lead — and then their cool. Reggie Jackson scored 19 points, including two free throws with 18.2 seconds remaining, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 24-point second-half deficit to beat Joel Embiid and Philadelphia 102-101 on...

Embiid ties career high with 50 points, 76ers beat Magic

Jan. 19, 2022 23:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid doesn't need to emulate any other NBA star. He proved Wednesday night that he's in a class on his own. Embiid tied his career high with 50 points in just 27 minutes, leading a dominant third quarter that carried the Philadelphia 76ers...

Kuzma, Beal lead Wizards to 117-98 rout of 76ers

Jan. 17, 2022 18:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joseph Blair was next in Washington's line of succession. With coach Wes Unseld Jr. and assistant Pat Delany in health and safety protocols, it would be his job to run the team. Blair's players made that task a little easier. “Some feelings, words...

Embiid scores 32, leads 76ers to 109-98 win in Miami

Jan. 15, 2022 23:50 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 109-98 on Saturday night. Listed as questionable to play because of right elbow soreness, Embiid helped the 76ers outscore Miami 66-48 in the final two periods. ...

Embiid has 25 points and 13 rebounds, 76ers beat Celtics

Jan. 14, 2022 22:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers used a dominating start to roll to a 111-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night. Embiid finished five points shy of setting a franchise record with 30 or more points in nine...

Hornets end 16-game losing streak to 76ers in 109-98 win

Jan. 12, 2022 22:12 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Hornets didn't pop champagne or go wild in the locker room following a win over the Sixers more than five years in the making. There was just a simple message from Gordon Hayward: On to the next game. “We talked about it before the game. We...

Embiid goes over 30 again, 76ers beat Rockets 111-91

Jan. 10, 2022 23:14 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and eight rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Houston Rockets 111-91 Monday night for their seventh straight win. Embiid turned in his seventh straight 30-point game and also had six assists. He was 9 of 16 from the field and...

Embiid scores 31, leads streaking 76ers past Spurs 119-100

Jan. 07, 2022 22:34 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 119-100 win over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. Embiid has scored at least 31 points in every game during the winning...

Embiid, Harris lift 76ers by Magic for fifth straight win

Jan. 05, 2022 22:56 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 31 points, Tobias Harris added 22 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Orlando Magic 116-106 on Wednesday night. The 76ers, who notched their NBA-best 14th road victory of the season, tied a season high with a fifth straight win overall. They...