Embiid had 23 points and nine rebounds, Simmons scored 15 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-97 on Thursday night. Ben set the tone. Joel was phenomenal,” coach Doc Rivers said.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 38 points and 10 rebounds and Khris Middleton added 31 points as the host Milwaukee Bucks held off the New Orleans Pelicans 129-125. Latest NBA scores and fixtures Updated season standings New Orleans Pelicans 125 - 129 Milwaukee Bucks Donte DiVincenzo scored a career-high 24 points and Brook Lopez and Bobby Portis scored 12 each as the Bucks won their fourth straight game.
The contending Sixers are going to be players at the trade deadline, and one intriguing option was making headlines on Thursday. By Adam Hermann