SAN ANTONIO Joel Embiid had 34 points and 12 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the undermanned San Antonio Spurs 113-111 in overtime Sunday night. Embiid had four points in overtime, all on free throws. Keldon Johnson added 19 points, Rudy Gay had 18 and Gorgui Dieng 17.
San Antonio was without four starters as Dejounte Murray and Derrick White missed the game due to injuries and DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl sat out for rest.
IN THE MOMENT
Sunday’s game in San Antonio was the start of five games in seven days for Philadelphia.