Tuesday's National Basketball Association roundup: 76ers fend off Cavs

  • Tuesday's National Basketball Association roundup: 76ers fend off Cavs

Tuesday's National Basketball Association roundup: 76ers fend off Cavs

Chriss is averaging 9.9 FanDuel points in 29 games (two starts) this season. 'I definitely heard it. 'It's nice that fans from the other team realize how good of a team we are and the work we've put in.

Cameroonian big man Joel Embiid scored the final 6 points in the last minute to power the Philadelphia 76ers over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers, 106-99, in the National Basketball Association on Tuesday, March 12 (Wednesday, March 13, Manila time). The swingman's 12 points while starting in place of Jimmy Butler (rest) was his highest point total in 10 games as a Sixer.

The Bucks have the NBA's best record at 51-17 and appear set to secure home-court advantage through the playoffs.

Ben Simmons scored 26 points, Embiid had 19 rebounds and made some big plays down the stretch, and the 76ers held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-99 on Tuesday night.

Embiid, playing in his second game after missing eight straight with a sore left knee, had a block on the other end and then made four consecutive free throws to seal the win as "MVP!"

Canadian Jamal Murray scored 30 points and Serbian Nikola Jokic added 18 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to spark the Denver Nuggets over Minnesota 133-107.

IN edged the New York Knicks 103-98 on the back of 24 points from Bojan Bogdanovic as they rebounded from a pair of double-digit defeats at the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia. The Nuggets unleashed a season-high 40 assists on the Timberewolves and won to reach 44-22, one game behind Western Conference leader Golden State.

"We're just getting back in the flow", Embiid said. "We want to get everybody involved". The whole team is excited.

DeMar DeRozan fired 33 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 28 to lead San Antonio over host Dallas, 112-105, extending the Mavericks losing streak and Spurs win streak to 6 games each.

LeBron James had 36 points and 10 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 20-point deficit to beat the Chicago Bulls 123-107 and end a five-game losing streak. The star forward played 31 minutes but he scored just 12 points with four rebounds and four assists.