Joel Embiid, James Harden Lead 76ers to Sunday Win at the Garden

Embiid and Harden

Joel Embiid and James Harden led the Philadelphia 76ers to a 125-109 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon.

Embiid had 37 points, nine rebounds, three assists, and four blocks on 7-18 shooting from the field and 23-27 shooting from the line.

Yes, you read that correctly – Embiid shot 27 free throws.

Harden had 29 points, 10 rebounds, 16 assists, and five steals on 8-14 shooting from the field and 10-10 shooting from the line.

The 76ers shot 39-44 from the free-throw line; meanwhile the Knicks shot 22-35 from the free-throw line.

Evan Fournier and RJ Barrett tied to lead all Knicks’ scorers with 24 each.

The Knicks have been playing dismal basketball lately; Sunday’s loss marked their fifth straight.

Rookie Jericho Sims was the only Knicks player to finish with a positive +- with a +1.

Sims had 0 points, 10 rebounds, two assists, one steal, one block, and six fouls in 18 minutes of play.

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