NBA: 76ers beat Pacers without Embiid
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.
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.
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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