Joel Embiid led the Philadelphia Sixers to a 110-105 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies as the NBA returned.
After the all-star break, the NBA was back, and it was time for some more games. The Sixers were able to beat the Grizzlies 110-105 in a comeback win. James Harden led the scoring with 31 points, including six 3-pointers. Joel Embiid also had 27 points, 19 rebounds, six assists, and six blocks to lift the Sixers to the win. Tobias Harris added another 20 points as the Sixers improved to a 39-19 record in the NBA.
For the Grizzlies Desmine Bane scored 25 points, while star forward Ja Morant scored just 15 points and saw his attempted dunk blocked by Embiid late in the game.
The Memphis record is now 35-23 after the loss to the Sixers.
Earlier in the game, James Harden, who shot 10-16 from the field, including 6-9 three-pointers, was able to pass Allan Iverson in the scoring list with 24, 369 points overall.