Philadelphia equalized series against Atlanta
In the Eastern Conference semi-finals match in the NBA play-offs, Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 118-102 in the field and brought the situation to 1-1 in the series.
Defeating the Atlanta Hawks 118-102 in the American Basketball League (NBA) play-offs, the Philadelphia 76ers made the Eastern Conference semifinals 1-1.
NBA play-offs continued with 2 games. Finishing the regular season as the leader in the Eastern Conference, the 76ers brought balance to the series by defeating the Hawks in the match where Joel Embiid stood out with 40 points and 13 rebounds.
All-star center Embiid became the first 76ers player to score 40 points in a playoff game since Allen Iverson, who did so in 2003.
Tobias Harris contributed 22 points, 6 rebounds and Seth Curry added 21 for the 76ers.
Trae Young had 21 points, 11 assists, Danilo Gallinari 21 points, 9 rebounds and Kevin Huerter 20 points for the Hawks, who won the first match of the series and took the field advantage.