WATCH: Joel Embiid's special night as he outguns LeBron James

Joel Embiid had a night to remember on Sunday night as he outshone LeBron James to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 143-120 drubbing of the LA Lakers.

The All-Star center, who was a doubt before the game because of illness, scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the 76ers won their second straight since the trade deadline and the signing of Tobias Harris.

Game leaders

LA Lakers

  • Points: Kyle Kuzma – 39
  • Assists: LeBron James – 9
  • Rebounds: JaVale McGee – 13

 

Philadelphia 76ers

  • Points: Joel Embiid -37
  • Assists: Ben Simmons – 7
  • Rebounds: Joel Embiid – 14

It was the 23rd time this season that Embiid has scored at least 30 points and claimed 10 rebounds – the most by any Philadelphia player since Charles Barkley managed it 27 times in 1987-88.

Click on the video above to watch the 24-year-old’s best plays of the night…

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