James leads Los Angeles in battle with Philadelphia

Philadelphia 76ers (44-27, third in Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (31-41, Ninth in Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Wednesday, 22:00 EDT

BOTTOM LINE: LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers play against the Philadelphia 76ers. James leads the NBA with an average of 30.0 points per game.

The Lakers are 20-17 at home. Los Angeles allows 114.1 points for opponents and has been surpassed by 2.6 points per game. match.

The 76ers are 23-11 on the road. Philadelphia is in sixth place in the Eastern Conference, shooting 35.9% from 3-point range.

The teams are fighting for the second time this season. The 76ers won the last matchup 105-87 on January 28th. Joel Embiid scored 26 points to help lead the 76ers to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: James scores 30.0 points per game. match and has an average of 8.2 rebounds for the Lakers. Malik Monk has averaged 2.3 three points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Embiid averages 29.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey has averaged 18.0 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Lakers: 4-6, averaging 118.2 points, 41.8 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field . Their opponents have averaged 122.9 points per game. match.

76ers: 6-4, averaging 108.4 points, 41.4 rebounds, 22.4 assists, 7.0 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.5 points.

INJURIES: Lakers: Anthony Davis: out (foot), Talen Horton-Tucker: out (ankle), Kendrick Nunn: out (knee).

76ers: James Harden: out (rest), Jaden Springer: day to day (groin), Joel Embiid: out (back).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Writing and data from Sports Radar.

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