Joel Embiid shines as Philadelphia 76ers secure playoff series win against Toronto Raptors

Philadelphia 76ers beat Toronto Raptors by 132-97 to secure their play-off series win

By Web Desk
April 29, 2022
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TORONTO: The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Toronto Raptors 4-2, with Joel Embiid scoring 33 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.

The 76ers won the best-of-seven series 132-97 at Scotiabank Arena, with James Harden scoring 22 points and dishing out 15 assists.

In the Eastern Conference semi-finals, which begin on Monday, they will meet the top-seeded Miami Heat.

The 76ers won the first three games of their playoff series before falling in the following two.

The Phoenix Suns defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 115-109 to complete their play-off series.

Chris Paul led the Suns to a 4-2 victory, scoring 33 points and becoming the first player in playoff history to shoot 14-of-14 on shots.

On his comeback from a hamstring injury, Devin Booker led the Suns with 13 points, including five in the final two minutes.