Joel Embiid demolishes box scores, delivers phenomenal performance
Joel Embiid has officially shattered all reasonable expectations.
The seventh-year veteran managed to score 101 points in less than 24 hours.
A 42-point performance on Saturday was followed by a career-best 59-point, 11-rebound, eight-assist, seven-block showing on Sunday.
"I actually spent my hard earned money on this---," she tweeted Saturday night.
Embiid shot 19-for-28 from the field and 20-for-24 at the free throw line, leading the Sixers to a 105–98 victory.
Became the first player since Block tracked in 1973–74 to post at least a 50–10–5–5 line.
Embiid managed to turn it on when everything mattered most, scoring an incredible 26 of the Sixers' 27 fourth-quarter points, shooting 7-for-8 from the field
and 12-for-15 at the line while adding five blocks in that final period alone. The Jazz, by comparison, totaled 20 points and zero blocks. as a team.
Slotting in behind Allen Iverson's 60 points on February, it became the fifth-highest scoring performance in 76ers history.
Drafted No. 3 overall in 2014, Embiid played two full seasons with various foot and back injuries,
Made the All-Rookie First Team in only 31 games, before taking the field for the 2016–17 campaign.