Philadelphia plays Miami following Embiid's 41-point game
Miami Heat (32-29, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (39-20, third in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia hosts the Miami Heat after Joel Embiid scored 41 points in the Philadelphia 76ers' 110-107 loss to the Boston Celtics.
The 76ers are 22-14 against Eastern Conference opponents. Philadelphia is fourth in the league shooting 38.3% from downtown, led by PJ Tucker shooting 41.4% from 3-point range.
The Heat are 15-19 in conference matchups. Miami ranks second in the Eastern Conference giving up just 108.6 points while holding opponents to 47.6% shooting.
TOP PERFORMERS: Embiid is scoring 33.1 points per game and averaging 10.4 rebounds for the 76ers. James Harden is averaging 2.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
Jimmy Butler is scoring 21.9 points per game and averaging 5.8 rebounds for the Heat. Bam Adebayo is averaging 20.3 points and 9.3 rebounds over the last 10 games for Miami.
LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 7-3, averaging 111.6 points, 40.5 rebounds, 23.6 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.0 points per game.
Heat: 4-6, averaging 105.4 points, 41.8 rebounds, 22.3 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.9 points.
INJURIES: 76ers: Dewayne Dedmon: out (hip).
Heat: Kyle Lowry: out (knee), Nikola Jovic: out (back), Omer Yurtseven: out (ankle).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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