Raptors 97-112 76ers: NBA Playoff: Joel Embiid awakened in vintage mode for 76ers to lead 2-0 over Raptors

The is Philadelphia 76ers Became the first team to win the first two matches of the first round in the Western Conference with a 112-97 victory over Toronto Raptors On Monday evening, led by Joel Embiid, another great performance from the Cameroonian.

Embiid, one of the finalists for Most Valuable Player From the regular season, he could not be contained throughout the game by the Canadian defense, who saw how the Philadelphia leader stole the night with 31 points and 11 reboundsalthough this time he did not deliver passes.

Another great game from Tyrese Maxey

The one who shined again for the team from “sister city” was the inspiring Therese Maxiwho had a great Game 1 and emerged again in Game 2 by accumulating 23 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, Embiid wasn’t the only one to have a double in the 76ers, as Tobias Harris Accumulate 20 points and withdraw 10 planks.

The person who kept not showing the level for which he had reached Philadelphia was James Hardenwhose contribution was very limited, he scored only 14 points.

It was very frustrating game for torontoat no point did they feel threatened by Philadelphia’s lead, although, after trailing by as much as 27 points, they were able to trim the deficit to at least 11 points in the fourth period.

Who were the scoring leaders in Toronto?

In this lost cause, he was the Raptors’ top scorer OG Anunoby With 26 points plus Pascal Siakam and Fred VanfleetEach contributes 20 units.

Rookie Visitor Candidate of the Year, Scotty Barnesunable to see any movement in the game due to a twisting of his left ankle that knocked him out of Game 1.

What’s next in this series?

3 . game From this series it will be vital for the Raptors, as it will be the first on their land and they cannot lose if they want to continue with real potential, this game will take place next Wednesday.