Joel Embiid totaled 40 points (15-25 FG, 7-10 FT, 3-3 PT), grabbed 13 rebounds, six assists, one block, and turned the ball over five times in the 76ers’ 102-101 loss to the Clippers on Friday.
It was the Embiid show again on Friday as the big man logged another double-double, scoring 40 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. He has scored 30+ points in 12 of his last 13 games, including the last four straight. Embiid is now averaging 28.4 points, 10.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists, one steal, and one block per game on the season. He is making his case for MVP, and it looks like there is no stopping him.