Embiid, 76ers beat Bulls again to extend win streak to 6

CHICAGO (AP) Joel Embiid had 30 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to their 6th straight triumph, 114-105 over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.

Furkan Korkmaz matched his profession finest with 7 3-pointers and included 25 points for the Sixers, who topped Chicago for the 2nd time in 4 nights.

Zach LaVine had 32 points and DeMar DeRozan included 25 for Chicago.

The Bulls led 97-96 after LaVine ended a 10-0 run with a 3-pointer with 5:48 to play, however Embiid addressed with a 3 a minute later on and the Sixers never ever tracked once again. Korkmaz offered Philadelphia a little bit of a cushion with his last 3-pointer with 3:03 left and the Bulls played catch-up the remainder of the method.

Embiid ended up the Bulls with the last of his 4 3-pointers with 15 seconds left.

The Sixers went on a 15-0 run midway through the 2nd quarter to remove a 38-32 deficit and outscored the Bulls 25-9 over the last 6 minutes to take a 57-47 cause halftime. Embiid scored 14 of his 20 first-half points throughout the run and topped it with a 3-pointer in the last seconds.

Shake Milton had 13 points for the Sixers, who topped the Bulls 103-98 in Philadelphia on Wednesday. Nikola Vucevic ended up with 11 points and 11 rebounds for Chicago.


Embiid madly turned and flailed his ideal arm after dribbling off his foot throughout a drive to the basket late in the very first half and nearly punched Chicago’s Lonzo Ball in the head. Embiid was evaluated a technical nasty however remained in the video game after replays revealed he just grazed Ball’s hair with the swipe.


Sixers: Korkmaz returned after missing out on Thursday night’s win at Detroit with an aching right wrist. . F Danny Green (left hamstring) missed his 3rd straight video game.

Bulls: Coach Billy Donovan stated he’s not exactly sure how long LaVine will require to continue to use a wrap on his left, non-shooting hand. He’s been playing more than a week with a little ligament tear in the thumb.


Sixers: Host New York City on Monday.

Bulls: Host Brooklyn on Monday.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.