The final game of the Friday night NBA schedule will feature a matchup between the Philadelphia 76ers and the LA Clippers. The 76ers (45-27) have won 24 of their 35 road games and trail Miami by 1.5 games for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. On Wednesday, Philadelphia shot 52 percent from the field during a 126-121 road victory against Los Angeles.
All-Star C Joel Embiid led all scorers with 30 points on 11-for-19 shooting and grabbed ten rebounds. James Harden contributed 24 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists for the 76ers.
The LA Clippers are looking to snap a four-game losing streak and are sitting comfortably in eighth place in the Western Conference standings. On Tuesday, LA allowed Denver to shoot 54 percent from the field during a 127-115 road loss. The Clippers (36-38) trailed by 11 points at halftime and missed 22 of their 32 three-point attempts.
Terence Mann led five LA players in double figures with 24 points and eight rebounds off the bench. Reggie Jackson added 14 points and six assists for the Clippers.