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PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid was on fire on Friday night, notching his first career 50-point contest (the Sixers’ first 50-pointer since Allen Iverson did it in 2005). After the contest, Tobias Harris was in awe of Embiid’s game.
“I’ll tell my kids one day I played with Joel Embiid,” Harris told FortyEightMinutes and other reporters after the contest.
Tobias Harris said it's an honor to play alongside Joel.
Embiid finished with 50 points, 17 rebounds, and five assists. The Sixers clinched the top record before the All-Star break and the big man looks like a top contender for the MVP award (currently +400 at PointsBet behind only LeBron James).