Five things you need to know about the 76ers today
- Joel Embiid leads all NBA rookies in scoring, and it isn't even close. The 76ers center averages 18.8 points. New Orleans guard Buddy Hield is the second-leading scorer at 9.3.
- Embiid is a double-figure scoring machine. He scored in double figures in all six games played this season
- Ersan Ilyasova posted his first double-double since March 1 on Friday. He finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds against the Pacers.
- Richaun Holmes is turning into a solid backup center. The second-year player finished with a career-high 12 rebounds on Friday.
- The Sixers' 54 rebounds on Friday were the most they had since producing that number on Feb. 8 against the Los Angeles Clippers.