Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid scores on a foul shot in the first quarter against the Toronto Raptors in Game 3 of the Playoffs . The 76ers went onto defeat the Raptors 116-95, taking a 2-1 lead in the best of 7.
Check out these 5 selected images from game 3 of the second round of the NBA PLAYOFFS won by the 76ers 116-95. 76ers star center, JOEL EMBIID, scored 33 points while JIMMY BUTLER scored 22 points. Unfortunately, the 76ers dropped games 4 and 5 and now trail the series 3-2 and play game 6 on Thursday May 9th
The Philadelphia 76ers carried the momentum from their Game 2 win against the Toronto Raptors back to Philadelphia, where they put on an absolute clinic on both ends of the court to take Game 3 on Thursday, 116-95.
The story of the game was Joel Embiid, who put up a monster stat line of 33 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks in the win to lead six 76ers in double-figures. The Raptors received strong games from Kawhi Leonard (33 points) and Pascal Siakam (20 points), but the game was never really close after the second quarter as the Sixers pulled off the wire-to-wire win.
Philly now leads the series 2-1, with Game 4 set for Sunday afternoon.