Joel Embiid, Philadelphia
The young center scored 28 points with 12 rebounds and eight assists, and he made the free throws that sent it to overtime and the three-pointer in overtime that propelled the 76ers to victory.
BY THE NUMBERS
7 Points for Rookie of the Year contender Ben Simmons, who was covered by Jimmy Butler.
6 Points the 76ers scored in OT before the Wolves scored one.
10 Three-pointers missed by the Wolves before the made one.
5-for-29 The Wolves’ three-point shooting.
4 The 76ers’ losing streak coming in.
11-for-11 Philadelphia’s JJ Redick on free throws.
22 Double-doubles by Karl-Anthony Towns this season (17 points, 15 rebounds Tuesday).