UNIONDALE, New York — The Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid made an impressive debut following the announcement of his five-year $148 milllion extension on Wednesday at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island.The former Kentucky Wildcat big man finished with 22 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 block in the 76ers 133-114 pre-season win over the Brooklyn Nets.
Dario Saric finished with a game-best 26 points (10-14 fg, 5-8 3fg), 9 rebounds, and 3 assists.
*runs through a brick wall* pic.twitter.com/7sbooFIa0J
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) 12 oktober 2017
JJ Redick added 18 points, while T.J. McConnell contributed 10 points, 4 rebounds, and 7 assists in 19 minutes. Ben Simmons added 9 points (4-10 fg), 8 rebounds, 6 assists, and two steals.
D’Angelo Russell led the Brooklyn Nets with 24 points.