SAN ANTONIO – – Joel Embiid had 38 points and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers held off a late rally to beat the San Antonio Spurs 115-109 on Sunday night. “We rely on him night in and night out. He’s the anchor for our team. The anchor for our offensive flow out there. I thought tonight he just did a great job of picking the game apart. Really getting everyone involved out there in their spots and still being able to get the shots that he wanted.”
Harris added 18 points and 11 rebounds and Furkan Korkmaz had 17 points for the 76ers.
Jakob Poeltl had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Dejounte Murray added 19 points and 12 assists for the Spurs. “We’ve got to clean that up. We’ve got to be able to really make a stand and hold our ground there.”
76ers: Embiid had 31 points in Philadelphia’s 119-100 victory over San Antonio on Jan. 8.