April 23, 2019, 10:43 pmJoel EmbiidF/C, Philadelphia Sixers
Joel Embiid shot 9-for-18 from the field and 3-for-3 from the line for 23 points with 13 rebounds, two assists, one steal and two 3-pointers in just 20 minutes to eliminate the Nets in Game 5 on Tuesday.
Embiid was a game-time decision with left knee soreness, but he pummeled through for 20 big minutes. The Sixers dominated to a 29-point halftime lead, which led to Embiid and other starters to sit much of the second half. The Sixers will take on the Raptors in the second round of the NBA playoffs.