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Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks Recap - 76ers Win 98-96

Joel Embiid scored 28 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Philadelphia over Atlanta, 98-96, on Friday at State Farm Arena.

Bettors who backed the 76ers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 216.0.

Seth Curry had 18 points for Philadelphia and Georges Niang chipped in with 13 points. Seth Curry had 5 assists for the 76ers, while Joel Embiid was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

The Hawks got a 25-point performance from Trae Young, who was supported by 18 points from Danilo Gallinari. Trae Young had 10 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Clint Capela grabbed 11 rebounds.

Philadelphia trailed at halftime, 52-44.

Atlanta had a 47-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Hornets. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Charlotte.