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Five things you need to know about the 76ers today

Five things you need to know about the 76ers today:

1.  The Sixers still have culture issues.  The Nerlens Noel situation is evidence that the franchise is having a tough time of shedding controversy.

2.   On Sunday, Joel Embiid because the first NBA rookie to record a 33-point and 10-rebound game since Minnesota Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns on Feb. 10, 2016.

3. Embiid also became the first Sixer to  score at least 30 points in a game since Robert Covington  scored 30 against the New York Knicks on April 8.

4. Dario Saric leads all NBA rookies in rebounds with 157. Embiid is the closest competitor with 134.

5.  Nik Stauskas is no longer among the league's top 10 three-point shooters. He's ranked 39th with a 38.9 shooting percentage from that distance.

Follow and contact 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter and on Instagram at PompeyOnSixers.