Cameroonian star center Joel Embiid carried the Philadelphia 76ers in taming the Chicago Bulls for 112-105 win in their exciting NBA match today.
Embiid scored a career-high 50 points to reaffirm his status as one of the frontrunners for the MVP award this season. He spiced up his performance with 17 rebounds and 5 assists.
The Bulls was bannered by the high-flying and former slam dunk king Zach LaVine who registered 30 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.
The Sixers are currently on top of the Eastern Conference with 19 wins in 29 games while Chicago absorbed their 15th loss with just 12 wins for the 9th spot in the east team standings.
Meanwhile, on the same day, Jamal Murray also scored 50 points to lead the Denver Nuggets conquer the Cleveland Cavaliers, 120 – 103.