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Joel Embiid scored 26 points along with nine rebounds, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 105-87 win over the LeBron James-less Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. On the other hand, Anthony Davis posted 31 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Lakers.

After the game, Anthony Davis shared his thoughts on facing Joel Embiid: “It’s always fun playing against another great big. He’s been on a tear and put the team on his back. We knew it was gonna be a tough matchup coming in the way he’s been scoring the basketball. And it was fun. Fun to battle on both ends.”