Durant totaled 34 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists while playing 48 minutes in a 131-129 overtime win on Tuesday, when the Nets overcame an 11-point deficit. Edwards added 17 points in his third career game, Claxton chipped in 16 points and Duke totaled 10 points and 13 boards. Embiid is averaging 27.5 points in his past six games and is expected to play Thursday although he said he rolled an ankle at the end of Wednesday’s game
“We put ourselves in a hole to start the game,” Embiid said. The second-year guard led Philadelphia with 27 points against the Heat, and he has scored 50 points in the past two games.