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Detroit Pistons (2-22, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (16-7, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

Philadelphia; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia faces the Detroit Pistons after Joel Embiid scored 41 points in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 129-111 victory against the Detroit Pistons.

The 76ers have gone 12-5 against Eastern Conference teams. Philadelphia ranks sixth in the league with 16.3 fast break points per game led by Tyrese Maxey averaging 4.0.

The Pistons have gone 2-14 against Eastern Conference opponents. Detroit allows 119.2 points to opponents while being outscored by 10.4 points per game.

The 76ers are shooting 48.2% from the field this season, 0.4 percentage points lower than the 48.6% the Pistons allow to opponents. The Pistons average 108.8 points per game, 4.3 fewer than the 113.1 the 76ers give up to opponents.

The two teams square off for the third time this season. The 76ers defeated the Pistons 129-111 in their last meeting on Dec. 14. Embiid led the 76ers with 41 points, and Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pistons with 33 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tobias Harris is scoring 17.0 points per game and averaging 6.1 rebounds for the 76ers. Embiid is averaging 26.0 points and 8.4 rebounds over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

Cade Cunningham is averaging 22 points and 7.3 assists for the Pistons. Jaden Ivey is averaging 11.8 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.

LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 6-4, averaging 124.7 points, 45.2 rebounds, 26.5 assists, 9.1 steals and 6.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.2 points per game.

Pistons: 0-10, averaging 107.0 points, 41.0 rebounds, 24.3 assists, 7.0 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.9 points.

INJURIES: 76ers: None listed.

Pistons: Jalen Duren: out (ankle), Marvin Bagley III: out (back), Monte Morris: out (quad).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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