The Philadelphia 76ers are about to advance to the second round of the Eastern Conference in the NBA Playoffs.
Once again, Joel Embiid became the winner of the Sixers match when, 0.8 seconds before the end of overtime, he used the decisive kick to beat the Toronto Raptors by 104:101 with a three-point comeback worth seeing. and gave the Sixers a 3-0 lead in the “Best of Seven” series.
“It was the best move of my career,” says the center, which also knows that the “work isn’t done yet.” With 33 points and 13 rebounds, Embiid is also the best pitcher on his team. Tyrese Maxey and James Harden each contribute 19 points to the win. For Canadians who fight bravely, OG Anunoby has 26 points, Gary Trent Jr. has 24.
Philadelphia has its first match point in Toronto on Saturday night (CEST).
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JOEL EMBIID WITH THE THREE HUGE IN OT ???? pic.twitter.com/VKpdy4HszF
— ESPN (@espn) April 21, 2022
Bulls surprise against Bucks
The Chicago Bulls stunned with a 114:110 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. DeMar DeRozan sets a new postseason record with 41 points. Nikola Vucevic (24 points, 13 rebounds) and Zach LaVine (20 points) support.
With the reigning champion, Giannis Antetokounmpo surpasses the triple-double with 33 points, 18 rebounds and 9 assists, but he cannot avoid a 1-1 tie in the series.
Celtics celebrate win over Nets
The Boston Celtics also win their second duel with the Brooklyn Nets. Thanks to a strong defensive performance, a 114:107 victory can be celebrated in front of their home crowd, with the home team recovering a deficit of 17 points.
In the Celtics, seven players score double figures, the best pitcher is Jaylen Brown with 22 points, Jayson Tatum has a double-double with 19 points and 10 assists. Kevin Durant scores 27 points for the Nets.
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