Joel Embiid Drops 33 Points, 4 Blocks In 76ers Game 5 W! | May 9, 2023
Joel Embiid recorded his 18th career 30+ point playoff game, tying Julius Erving for the 2nd most 30+ playoff games in 76ers franchise history:
Allen Iverson (33 games)
Joel Embiid (18 games)
Julius Erving (18 games)
Hal Greer (17 games)
Led by Joel Embiid’s 33 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks, the No. 3 seed Philadelphia 76ers defeat the No. 2 seed Boston Celtics in Game 5, 115-103. Tyrese Maxey (30 points, 7 rebounds, 6 3pt. FG) and James Harden (17 points, 8 rebounds, 10 assists) added a combined 47 points in the victory, while Jayson Tatum tallied 36 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the Celtics. The 76ers lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2, with Game 6 taking place on Thursday, May 11 (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN).
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