‘Embiid 34 points, Harden double-double’ PHI beats Washington and runs for 4 consecutive wins

Philadelphia defeated Washington and won four in a row.

The Philadelphia 76ers won 112-93 in a match against 스포츠토토 the Washington Wizards in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on the 13th (Korean time).

One-two punch Joel Embiid (34 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists) and James Harden (18 points, 2 rebounds, 14 assists) played a big role and led the victory. Philadelphia, which has won four games in a row, firmly maintained its third place in the Eastern Conference (44 wins, 22 losses).

Philadelphia took the lead from the start of the game. At the center was Embiid. Embiid perfectly dominated the bottom of the goal and scored 14 points in the first quarter alone. Here, Tyrese Maxey and Georges Niang fired support from the outskirts. In the second quarter, Washington’s counterattack with Kristaps Porzingis and Kyle Kuzma narrowed the gap, but Harden countered with consecutive goals. Philadelphia, with Embiid’s scoring streak, finished the first half with a score of 55-50.

In the second half, Philadelphia regained their strength. He focused on defense and tied Washington’s score. In the offense, Harden, Maxie, and Tobias Harris’ three-point shots broke the rim in succession. Embiid followed up the layup with a mid-range shot, and DeAndre Melton added an Altoran-esque perimeter. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 81-69, still Philadelphia’s lead.

The game did not change in the 4th quarter. Philadelphia steadily accumulated points with Melton, Shake Milton, and Paul Reed successfully attacking. After that, he conceded one after another to Corey Kispert, but he did not waver. Dwayne Dedmon and Milton’s extra points made it perfect and finished the game leisurely. 

On the other hand, Kispert (25 points, 3 3-pointers, 3 rebounds) and Kuzma (12 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists) did their part in Washington, but they fell short of Philadelphia’s momentum. With this loss, the season record was 31 wins and 36 losses.

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