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Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid

Center, Philadelphia Sixers

Age: 51 Height: 7-0 Weight: 250 lbs School: Kansas

Philadelphia Sixers

Joel Embiid News

Shaq has always been tough on Joel Embiid, but said a recent performance had him "in tears." By Dan Roche

The Philadelphia 76ers will be out to improve their shooting Tuesday night as they try to gain a split of their two-game set with the host Toronto Raptors at Tampa. The 76ers shot 38.8 percent (33 of 85) from the field Sunday in losing the opener 110-103 while the Raptors shot 49.4 percent (40 of 81) to extend their winning streak to four games and move above .500 for the first time this season at 16-15. The Raptors' defense held Joel Embiid to 6-for-20 shooting from the field.

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The Raptors defeated the 76ers, 110-103. Pascal Siakam led the Raptors with 23 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, while Fred VanVleet added 23 points and nine assists in the victory. Joel Embiid recorded 25 points and 17 rebounds for the 76ers, while Ben Simmons tallied a game-high 28 points, along with nine rebounds and five assists in the losing effort. The Raptors improve to 16-15 on the season, while the 76ers fall to 20-11.

Player Role

Starting C

Draft Rankings

Overall

#14

Among Cs

#3