Embiid and the 76ers visit the Magic
Orlando; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia into a matchup against Orlando. He ranks fourth in the league averaging 27.5 points per game.
The Magic are 23-20 against Eastern Conference opponents. Orlando is 5-6 in one-possession games.
The 76ers are 28-17 in conference games. Philadelphia is second in the Eastern Conference scoring 115.3 points per game and shooting 47.1 percent. The 76ers won 114-106 in the last meeting between these two teams on March 5. JJ Redick led Philadelphia with 26 points and Evan Fournier led Orlando with 25 points.
Embiid is averaging 27.5 points, 13.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the 76ers. Jimmy Butler has averaged 18.6 points and 4.4 rebounds while shooting 41.3 percent over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 7-3, averaging 114 points, 52 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.6 points on 44.3 percent shooting.
Magic: 6-4, averaging 107.7 points, 49 rebounds, 25.7 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.2 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.1 points on 45.1 percent shooting.