The Philadelphia 76ers (24-14) returned to the friendly confines of the Wells Fargo to attempt to build on their 16-2 home record against the streaking, Oklahoma City Thunder (20-16).
The home team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 120-113 victory on a cold Monday evening.
An ugly injury to Joel Embiid in the first quarter brought a hush to the Philadelphia faithful.
Embiid dislocated his finger but, returned to lead the Sixers with an 18 point night.
Balanced Philadelphia scoring was the difference in ending the losing streak.
Ben Simmons added his usual double with a 17 point 15 board game and two guys who Coach Brett Brown will need to step up, did just that when Tobias Harris rebounded from a not so good game to knock down 18 points and Al Horford threw down 13.
Josh Richardson was impressive with a team-high 23 points
By: Kevin Neibauer
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.