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NBA: 76ers beat Pacers without Embiid

/ 04:56 PM February 01, 2021
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FILE – Philadelphia 76ers Shake Milton (18) is congratulated by his teammate, Tobias Harris (12), after scoring a three-point basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

For the first time this season, Philadelphia found a path to a 119-110 victory without Joel Embiid by defeating host Indiana behind a dominant fourth quarter in Indianapolis.

Tobias Harris finished with 27 points and eight rebounds to help the Sixers erase a 20-point second-half deficit and win their third straight.

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The Sixers outscored the Pacers, who dropped their second consecutive game, 37-15, in the fourth quarter. Philadelphia had gone 0-4 in games where Embiid didn’t play.

Malcolm Brogdon led the Pacers with 25 points on 10-for-21 shooting and Damontas Sabonis totaled 21 points, eight rebounds and three assists.

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Doug McDermott (lower back) did not start, but returned to the Pacers’ rotation and finished with eight points and five rebounds in 21 minutes.

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