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Sixers vs Jazz: Final seconds see Joel Embiid and the Sixers defeat Jazz

Joel Embiid made the game-winning jump shot with 4.9 seconds left

The Utah Jazz is still suffering because of Joel Embiid.

Embiid had 30 points and seven rebounds on Saturday. Which wasn’t nearly as much as his 59-point performance against the Jazz in a home victory in November. In addition, he made the game-winning jump shot with 4.9 seconds left to help the Sixers start their five-game road trip with a victory.

Sixers Joel Embiid makes it hard for Jazz again

Philadelphia appeared to be letting this one get away. The Jazz rallied to seize the lead for the first time in the game with less than a minute left. After the Sixers built a 20-point advantage, but stopped performing the things that had helped them get there. Also Read: Ricky Rubio returns to NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers after an absence of 380 days

James Harden scored 18 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to help the Philadelphia 76ers defeat the Utah Jazz 118-117 on Saturday in Salt Lake City. Joel Embiid nailed the game-winning shot with five seconds remaining.

Tyrese Maxey scored 21 points. Joel Embiid ended with 30 points and seven rebounds. And Shake Milton chipped in with 17 points. As the 76ers started their five-game Western Conference road trip strong. Also Read: Luka Doncic and the Mavericks excel in crunch time to outlast Lakers

Jordan Clarkson led the Jazz, who were down to 10 players, with 38 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists. He briefly gave Utah the lead with a basket with 13 seconds remaining. As the Jazz came back from a 20-point first-half deficit. For Utah, which played without four regulars, including its leading scorer Lauri Markkanen, who was sidelined with a left hip injury, Talen Horton-Tucker scored 20 points off the bench.

By scoring 17 points in the fourth quarter, Clarkson kept the Jazz in the game. Walker Kessler knocked in a Clarkson miss with 33.9 seconds left to give the Jazz their first lead of the game, 115-114, after Embiid missed a pair of free throws. In the closing seconds, the teams traded leads as Harden made a quick jumper, Clarkson made his game-tying basket, and Embiid made the game-winning shot.

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Pratik Sharma
Pratik Sharma
A college student who live football and must say a huge supporter of Barcelona. He is also an hip-hop rap artist who just loves to make music and spend his other time in watching European football matches.


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