76ers Down Celtics
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 38 points and 11 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 23 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 122-110 on Friday night.
Seth Curry returned to the Sixers’ starting lineup following a seven-game absence because of a positive COVID-19 test and scored 15 points.
CAVALIERS 125 NETS 113
CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton had 25 points and nine assists, Andre Drummond added 19 points and 16 rebounds and Cleveland beat Brooklyn for the second time in three days.
DETROIT (AP) — Jerami Grant’s driving layup on the final play came too late, and Houston held on to beat Detroit.
MAGIC 118, OT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon hit the decisive 3-pointer with 2.8 seconds left in overtime, lifting Indiana past Orlando.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trae Young scored a season-high 43 points, Clint Capela had 13 points, 19 rebounds and 10 blocks and Atlanta topped Minnesota.
MAVERICKS 122 SPURS 117
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Luka Doncic had 36 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds and Dallas withstood a late rally to beat San Antonio,
San Antonio lost starting point guard Dejounte Murray in the opening minute. The severity of the injury is unknown.
TAMPA , Fla. (AP) — Norman Powell scored 23 points, OG Anunoby added 21 and Toronto recovered to beat Miami after blowing a 21-point.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Zach LaVine continued his strong play with 25 points and nine assists, leading Chicago past Charlotte for its third straight victory.
Lauri Markkanen added 23 points, and Coby White had 18 points and eight assists.
Gordon Hayward led Charlotte with 34 points. The Hornets have lost four straight.