sport news Joel Embiid scores NBA-leading 32nd double-double in Philadelphia 76ers win ...

Joel Embiid notched his NBA-leading 32nd double-double of the season in his return as the Philadelphia 76ers withstood a furious fourth-quarter rally by the Los Angeles Clippers.

Embiid was returned to action after missing one game because of a sore left knee. 

He didn't appear hindered in the 119-113 victory as he recorded 28 points and 19 rebounds. He scored 15 points in the first quarter, including 10 of the Sixers' final 16.

Joel Embiid starred on his return from injury as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the LA Clippers

Joel Embiid starred on his return from injury as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the LA Clippers

Embiid scored his 32nd double-double of the new season which is an NBA-leading return

Embiid scored his 32nd double-double of the new season which is an NBA-leading return

Former Clipper JJ Redick added 18 points and Jimmy Butler scored 16 before being ejected to help Philadelphia improve to 8-11 on the road. 

Ben Simmons just missed a triple-double with 14 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.

Lou Williams started a Clippers revival with 22 points off the bench and Tobias Harris and Danilo Gallinari finished with 21 points each. Montrezl Harrell finished the contest with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

TORONTO RAPTORS 122-116 UTAH JAZZ

Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 45 points, Pascal Siakam had a career-best 28 points with 10 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Utah Jazz 122-116 on Tuesday night.

Norman Powell scored a season-high 14 points, and the Raptors won their fourth straight game at home.

Jae Crowder scored a career-high 30 points, Derrick Favors had 21 and Donovan Mitchell scored 19 as the Jazz dropped to 10-12 on the road and 18-20 overall.

Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 45 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Utah Jazz

Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 45 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Utah Jazz

Utah's Rudy Gobert scored 16 points, and Ricky Rubio had 14.

Leonard made all seven of his field-goal attempts in the third quarter and added five foul shots. His 19 points were the second most in any quarter by a Raptors player this season. 

Serge Ibaka scored 20 points in the first quarter of a Nov. 4 road win against the Los Angeles Lakers. Leonard shot 16 for 22 overall, missing all three attempts from 3-point

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