With an outstanding victory against the Cavs, the Sixers have now won six games in a row. Joel Embiid contributed to his team’s success by scoring 36 points and grabbing 18 rebounds. James Harden had 28 points, making him the second-leading scorer for Philadelphia, while Tyrese Maxey scored 23 points, continuing his impressive play thus far this season.
The game breaks went to Philadelphia in a matchup between two teams contending for a spot in the playoffs. The Sixers were clinging to a seven-point lead when Embiid was called for a charging foul with almost four minutes remaining in the game. The fact that the decision was reversed allowed him to continue playing in the game, a fortunate turn of events. Embiid and the Sixers could pull out the win thanks, largely to the following circumstances, which turned out to be one of the game’s defining moments.
Donovan Mitchell came in second with 21 points behind Caris LeVert, who led Cleveland with 24 points.
Steph Curry scored a career-high 50 points only a few days after celebrating his 35th birthday. He had a great field goal percentage of 20 for 28, including eight three-pointers, six assists, and two steals. That was his 12th career game with 50 points or more.
Sadly for the Warriors, Steph’s scoring explosion occurred during a game they ultimately lost to the Clippers.
With just 0.7 seconds remaining on the clock, De’Aaron Fox made the game-winning 3-pointer for the Kings, helping them overcome the Bulls. He concluded the game with 32 points, 15 of which came in the fourth quarter during another great exhibition of clutch shooting.
Fox continues to lead the team in the number of baskets scored in the game’s closing minutes, and his teammates have become used to the heroics he displays in these situations.
In this scenario, the Spurs have had good luck, while the Mavericks have been plagued by misfortune at every turn.
Even though Dallas could pull out the win in overtime, this moment left the rest of the team scratching their heads.