Em­biid, Har­ris lead 76ers past Lak­ers

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Joel Em­biid had 37 points and 14 re­bounds, To­bias Har­ris scored 22 points and the new-look 76ers beat LeBron James and the Lak­ers 143-120 on Sun­day in Philadel­phia.

JJ Redick added 21 points and Jimmy But­ler fin­ished with 15 points in front of a packed crowd that brought a play­off-like feel to the na­tion­ally tele­vised game.

The 76ers have won two straight af­ter ac­quir­ing Har­ris and four oth­ers at Thurs­day’s trade dead­line.

Kyle Kuzma led the Lak­ers with 39 points, and James had 18 points, 10 re­bounds and nine as­sists.

Celtics All-Star PG Kyrie Irv­ing is day to day with a strained right knee. Irv­ing suf­fered the in­jury dur­ing the sec­ond quar­ter of Satur­day night’s 123-112 loss to the Clip­pers . ... In­di­ana health of­fi­cials an­nounced that people who had con­tact with a bat dur­ing a Pac­ers home game Thurs­day pos­si­bly were ex­posed to ra­bies . ... Luka Don­cic scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth, Tim Har­d­away Jr. fin­ished with 24 points and the host Mav­er­icks erased a 15-point deficit in the fi­nal 10 min­utes to beat the Trail Blaz­ers 102-101.

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