Early in the week, the Philadelphia 76ers lost MVP candidate Joel Embiid to an injury that should keep him sidelined for a couple of weeks.
Player of the Week: Furkan Korkmaz
In the victory over the Washington Wizards, Korkmaz had his highest scoring game of the week. Korkmaz finished with a modest 11 points, two rebounds, two assists, one block, and two turnovers, while making 50.0 percent of his six shots, 75.0 percent of his four 3-point attempts, and 66.7 percent of his three free throws.
On the week, Korkmaz averaged 14.3 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 1.8 assists, while shooting 63.2 percent on 3-pointers.