Across his last three games, Embiid averaged 36.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.3 steals, and 0.7 blocks in 31.3 minutes per game while shooting 61.4% from the floor, 57.1% from 3PT and 91.9% from the line. After going 9 of 10 from the line, Embiid’s final line of 34 points was made up of 18 points from the line and 3PT combined, giving him a highly efficient scoring night.
Vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Stat line: 33:32 MP, 37 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 block, 66.7% FG, 9/9 FT
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The Sixers may not have defeated the Trail Blazers, but it certainly wasn’t due to a lack of effort from Joel Embiid. Despite leaving the game briefly after tweaking his knee, Embiid matched his 5th highest point total of the 2020-21 NBA season at 37 points.