Joel Embiid ties career-high with 50 points
Dallas (26-19) 102 – Raptors (21-21) 98
San Antonio (17-28) 118 – Thunder (14-30) 96
Houston (14-320 116 – Jazz (29-16) 111
New Orleans at New York 6:30 pm
Phoenix at Dallas 6:30 pm TNT
Joel Embiid tied his career-high with 50 points in just 27 minutes, leading a dominant third quarter that carried the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Orland Magic on Wednesday night. Embiid also had 12 rebounds and three blocks while making 17 of 23 field goals and 15 of 17 free throws. However, the MVP candidate and four-time All-Star played just 58 seconds of the fourth quarter.
Stars at Sabers 6:00 pm
After meeting twice with the owner and general manager Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy operates under business-as-usual conditions following Sunday’s wild-card loss to the San Francisco 49ers. McCarthy met with Jones immediately after the game. McCarthy met again on Monday and does not see his future as an issue. McCarthy said, “We had very positive conversations, and, just, the focus is on the evaluation process.
The No. 12 Kentucky used a strong second half to outlast Texas A&M 64-58 on Wednesday night. The victory extends Kentucky’s winning streak to four games and snaps an eight-game winning streak for Texas A&M (15-3, 4-1 SEC).
Cumby ISD is closed due to staffing shortages because of COVID. They plan to open next Monday. This has canceled all extracurricular activities; however, varsity will play its games.