Philadelphia 76ers 105, Brooklyn Nets 95
NEW YORK -- Rookie Joel Embiid scored 20 points in 24 minutes as the Philadelphia 76ers rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit and matched their win total from last season with a 105-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon.
Dario Saric also scored 18 and came within three of his career high as the Sixers won for the third time in four games and improved to 6-8 in their last 14 games. Robert Covington overcame getting poked in the eye twice and added 15 while Ersan Ilyasova contributed 14 as Philadelphia won despite shooting 39.4 percent.
Brook Lopez ended a streak of four straight games under 20 points and scored 26 points, but only eight were after halftime when the Nets. Justin Hamilton added 14 and Bojan Bogdanovic had 14 and eight as the Nets committed 22 turnovers and dropped their sixth straight.
MILWAUKEE -- Jabari Parker scored 28 points and Malcom Brogdon added a career-high 22 but it wasn't enough for Milwaukee to overcome Bradley Beal and John Wall, who combined for 42 to lead Washington to victory.
Beal scored 27 while Wall added 16 for the Wizards, who also got 20 from Markieff Moriss and 17 from Kelly Oubre, Jr. Washington shot 48.8 percent from the floor and knocked down 10 of 32 3-pointers.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee's leader in every major statistical category, was a late scratch due to illness so Mirza Teletovic got the start in his place while Michael Beasley and veteran Jason Terry also saw extended action.
LOS ANGELES -- J.J. Redick scored 25 points, and Los Angeles coasted over shorthanded Miami at Staples Center
Chris Paul added 19 points, 18 assists and six rebounds for the Clippers, who won their fourth in a row. The number of assists allowed Paul to top 8,000 career assists. Paul now has 8,012. Marreese Speights delivered 19 points off the bench for Los Angeles. Brandon Bass contributed 12 points.
Goran Dragic led the Heat with 24 points. Hassan Whiteside, who returned after missing four games with a right retinal contusion, chipped in 15 points and 13 rebounds for Miami. Miami's Tyler Johnson and James Johnson scored 12 points apiece.