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WATCH: Joel Embiid hits buzzer-beating 3-pointer to beat Toronto Raptors

Joel Embiid dropped 33 points with 13 rebounds and two assists while shooting 12-20 from the field and 3-8 from the deep.

Abhishek Sandikar Author

Published on - 21 April 2022 3:11 pm

Philadelphia 76ers clinched an incredible nail-biting 104-101 win against the Toronto Raptors in their third game of the first-round playoff series at the Air Canada centre. The Sixers now have a 3-0 lead in the series and are one win away from reaching the second round. The victory was extra special as Philly centre Joel Embiid hit a game-winning three-pointer to seal the game.

In the final moments of the game, Embiid received an inbounds pass from Danny Green and hit a turnaround jumper from near the sideline before running back to his bench in celebration. The Process dropped 33 points with 13 rebounds and two assists while shooting 12-20 from the field and 3-8 from the deep.

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After the match, Joel Embiid was elated with the team’s performance and said, “Great play call,” Embiid said. “Tobias set an amazing screen, Danny threw a great pass. All I had to do was finish, and I’m glad I did. ‘It felt great but the job’s not done,” Embiid added. “’We’ve got to get one more. During this whole series I haven’t really thought about coming in here and trying to get my revenge,” he said. “I think I’m more focused on trying to win the whole thing.”

Sixers forward Tobias Harris also praised his teammate after an incredible performance. “For him, that’s a high-percentage shot, especially on that wing, We got the ball to our best player, somebody who makes plays makes shots. Me and Joel have talked about that,” Harris said. “We understand coming to this arena, what happened to us last time we were here.”

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