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Giannis And Embiid Career Nights In Epic Duel
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Giannis And Embiid Career Nights In Epic Duel

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Joel Embiid combined for 92 points and 31 rebounds in a historic night.

Giannis joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players in franchise history to have a 50-point, 15-rebound game. The MVP candidate also became the first Bucks player to put up 50 points since Brandon Jennings in 2009.

“Obviously, he’s a tremendous player,” said Sixers forward Ben Simmons of Antetokounmpo after the game. “I love taking the challenge of guarding someone like that.”

Despite the 50 point performance, Embiid and the 76ers were able to walk away with the win.

“The last time we were here, they beat us pretty bad,” Embiid said. “They are the best team in the NBA right now, as far as record goes. They are No. 1 in our conference, and I felt like we had to make a statement. We had to get this win.”

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