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Embiid, Philadelphia set for matchup with Cleveland

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Apr 03, 2022

Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia into a matchup against Cleveland. He currently ranks third in the league averaging 30.0 points per game.

The Cavaliers have gone 26-22 against Eastern Conference opponents. Cleveland is eighth in the Eastern Conference with 10.9 fast break points per game led by Collin Sexton averaging 3.0.

The 76ers are 28-19 in conference matchups. Philadelphia averages 109.2 points while outscoring opponents by 2.4 points per game.

The teams square off for the fourth time this season. The 76ers won the last matchup 118-114 on March 16, with Embiid scoring 35 points in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Darius Garland is shooting 46.2% and averaging 21.6 points for the Cavaliers. Lauri Markkanen is averaging 15.5 points over the last 10 games for Cleveland.

Embiid is averaging 30 points, 11.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 2.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cavaliers: 4-6, averaging 110.9 points, 41.9 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 7.1 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.2 points per game.

76ers: 6-4, averaging 113.6 points, 42.8 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 7.8 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 48.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.0 points.

INJURIES: Cavaliers: Jarrett Allen: out (finger), Collin Sexton: out for season (knee), Rajon Rondo: day to day (ankle), Dean Wade: out for season (knee), Evan Mobley: out (ankle).

76ers: None listed.