Sixers jump out to early lead en route to beating Blazers, 101-81
Five quick takes at the buzzer of the Sixers' second straight home win over Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers.
Joel Embiid made an appearance on SportsCenter last night. As always, it was appointment viewing.
The 76ers shooting guard, who averaged 3.9 assists this season as of Tuesday, hasn't suddenly become a good passer. He'll tell you that he's always been one.
The Trail Blazers' star point guard says that in the past the Sixers have been underestimated, but that can't happen anymore.
Portland's three-headed monster torched the Sixers last season.
After learning his story, the 76ers have invited him to fly on the team plane in March.
The Sixers point guard ranks second in the NBA in steals and fifth in assists per game.
Amir Johnson finished with game and season highs of 13 rebounds and four blocked shots.
So how was it that Embiid was pushed down to the Wells Fargo Center floor by Mitchell?
Ben Simmons scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half.
Five observations at the buzzer of the Sixers second victory over the Jazz this season.
Utah coach Quin Snyder isn't worried about only Joel Embiid. It's the multitude of lengthy threats that makes defending the Sixers a daunting task.