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.

CLOSE CALL

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.

TIP-INS

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.

UP NEXT

Sixers: Host New York City on Monday.

Bulls: Host Brooklyn on Monday.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.