The Philadelphia 76ers continue their west coast swing on Saturday when they visit the Sacramento Kings. On Thursday, the 76ers defeated Golden State 123-104. Joel Embiid scored 26 points and pulled down 20 rebounds to pace the 76ers. The win for Philly snapped an 11-game winning streak for Golden State.
Sacramento defeated the Atlanta on Wednesday 135-113 in their last outing. The Kings were led by Harry Giles off the bench with 20 points, while Marvin Bagley III scored 17 and pulled down 12 boards. Bogdan Bogdanovic chipped in with 16 points and seven assists.
Joel Embiid leads the 76ers in scoring, rebounding, and blocked shots with averages of 27.2 points, 13.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocked shots per game. Ben Simmons is the team leader in assists with an average of 8.1. The 76ers are shooting 47.2% from the field and 36.3% from 3-point territory.
Buddy Hield leads the Kings in scoring with an average of 20.2 points per game. De’Aaron Fox is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 17.4 points and of 7.2 assists per game. The leading rebounder for the Kings is Willie Cauley-Smith with an average of 8.7 rebounds per game. The Kings as a team are shooting 46.6% from the field and 38.2% from 3-point territory.