Joel Embiid’s Top Ten Regular Season Performances
Throughout his career, the reigning NBA MVP has had no shortage of impressive individual performances. During the 2022-2023 season alone Embiid scored 40+ points thirteen times. He has scored 50+ five times throughout his career. Let’s take a look at the 29-year-old’s 10 greatest performances.
10. December 6, 2021
Joel and the 76ers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 127-124 in overtime. This was one of the most efficient games of his career as he scored 43 points on just 20 shot attempts. He also brought in 15 rebounds and dished out 7 assists.
43 pts | 15-20 FG | 15 rebs | 7 asts
9. February 12, 2022
Joel Embiid’s first only 40pt triple-double came at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 103-93 win. Joel finished the game with 40 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists. On top of that, Embiid had one of his most memorable dunks with a one-handed slam over Jarrett Allen in the first half.
40 pts | 14 rebs | 10 asts
8. February 24, 2020
At home against the Atlanta Hawks, Joel Embiid posted what was at one time a career-high 49 points en route to a 129-112 victory. Embiid managed to score 49 on just 24 attempts from the floor.
49 pts | 17-24 FG | 14 rebs
7. January 19, 2022
50 piece! Embiid matched his career high in points as the Sixers hosted the Orlando Magic in mid-January. He goes for 50 while making 17 of 23 attempts from the field as the Sixers win 123-110.
50 pts | 17-23 FG | 15-17 FT | 12 rebs | 3 blks
6. December 11, 2022
Joel Embiid joined the likes of Allen Iverson and Wilt Chamberlain as the only Sixers to have multiple 50-point performances in the same season. In a 131-113 win over the Charlotte Hornets, Embiid went for 53 points and was a perfect 11-11 from the free throw line.
53 pts | 20-32 FG | 11-11 FT | 12 rebs | 3 asts