Basketball

Sixers' Embiid sizzles in LA

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid overwhelmed the Los Angeles Lakers with 46 points in his side's 115-109 NBA victory yesterday morning (Singapore time).

The 2.13-metre Cameroon centre sank 14-of-20 shots from the floor, 16-of-19 from the free-throw line, pulled down 15 rebounds, passed out seven assists and blocked seven shots to help his team to 8-6 after a 1-4 start. - AFP

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Charlotte 107 Cleveland 115, NY Knicks 106 Utah 101, Milwaukee 99 Detroit 95, Minnesota 98 San Antonio 86, New Orleans 116 Toronto 125, Oklahoma City 92 Chicago 79

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