Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey combined for 38 points, propelling the Philadelphia 76ers (14-7) to a 125-114 victory over the Atlanta Hawks (9-12) on Friday night.

Joel Embiid, with an impressive 38 points and 14 rebounds, led the 76ers to their second consecutive win. Despite an injury scare late in the game, Embiid’s dominant performance played a crucial role in securing the victory.

Tyrese Maxey, contributing 30 points, delivered a backbreaking 3-pointer with 1:20 remaining, initiating a decisive 13-0 run that ultimately sealed the game for the 76ers.

De’Andre Hunter led the Hawks with 24 points, while Bogdan Bogdanovic and Dejounte Murray added 20 each. Atlanta played without Trae Young, sidelined due to illness, and Jalen Johnson, who missed his sixth straight game with a left wrist fracture.

De’Anthony Melton contributed 15 points for the 76ers, while Tobias Harris added 13, showcasing a well-rounded offensive effort for Philadelphia.

Saddiq Bey scored 16 for the Hawks, with Clint Capela adding 15 points and grabbing a game-high 16 rebounds.