OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Joel Embiid had 27 factors and 9 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder 117-93 on Saturday night time to tug even with Brooklyn for the Japanese Convention lead. On Friday night time in a loss at New Orleans, Embiid went simply 5 for 16 from the ground and scored 14 factors. He was 10 for 17 in three quarters of labor in opposition to the Thunder. Furkan Korkmaz added a season-high 20 factors for the 76ers. Darius Bazley had 17 factors and 9 rebounds, and Tony Bradley added 16 factors and 14 rebounds for Oklahoma Metropolis. The Thunder have misplaced six straight.
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer and drove within the go-ahead run with a grounder within the seventh inning to steer the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The Braves, who opened the season with 4 consecutive losses, have recovered with a four-game profitable streak. The streak contains the primary two video games of the weekend collection in opposition to the NL East rival Phillies. Atlanta’s 0-4 begin included three losses at Philadelphia. Sean Newcomb had strikeouts on 4 of his six outs in reduction to earn the win. Will Smith pitched an ideal ninth for his second save.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched 5 environment friendly innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates used an early burst to chase Zach Davies in an 8-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. Keller bounced again from a tough 2021 debut by permitting one run. The 25-year-old struck out seven and walked only one because the Pirates ended a six-game shedding streak. Colin Moran, Bryan Reynolds and Jacob Stallings all drove in two runs throughout Pittsburgh’s seven-run outburst within the second in opposition to Davies.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Couturier scored close to the halfway level of the third interval to interrupt a tie and the Philadelphia Flyers picked up a essential 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins. Brian Elliott stopped 29 photographs to choose up the victory as Philadelphia moved inside 4 factors of Boston for the ultimate playoff spot within the NHL’s East Division. The Bruins have two video games in hand on the Flyers with Philadelphia having 16 video games remaining. The 2 groups have accomplished their regular-season collection. Travis Konecny and Shayne Gostisbehere added targets for Philadelphia. Patrice Bergeron and Jack DeBrusk scored for the Bruins and Jeremy Swayman stopped 20 photographs within the Boston internet.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jack Chambers threw for 255 yards and a landing and Terrence Wilson ran for 2 touchdowns and Charleston Southern beat Robert Morris 27-14. It was the Buccaneers’ first sport at residence since a 41-31 win over Campbell on Nov. 23, 2019. Chambers’ 22-yard scoring cross to Isaac Ross with 87 seconds left earlier than halftime broke a tie at 7 and Charleston Southern led the remainder of the best way. Chambers additionally ran for 79 yards on 20 carries to steer CSU within the floor sport. George Martin threw for 304 yards on 18-for-38 passing and two touchdowns for Robert Morris.
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Cole Northrup threw a pair of landing passes to tight finish Steven Stilianos and Lafayette beat Leigh 20-13. Northrup linked with Stilianos for a 34-yard landing within the first quarter and a 30-yard TD early within the fourth to cap the scoring. Leigh had the ultimate possession with 2:23 remaining and drove to the Lafayette 40, however the sport ended with Caleb Burr breaking apart Nigel Summerville’s Hail Mary cross to Johnny Foley close to the top zone. Rashawn Allen broke had a 49-yard landing run for Lehigh (0-3, 0-3). Cross Wilkinson was 21-of-34 passing for 177 yards with a 4-yard landing cross to Jorge Portorreal.