NBA: Joel Embiid goes off for 42 points, Philadelphia knocks off Boston

Game recap
Joel Embiid scored 42 points, Tobias Harris had 22 points, as Philadelphia 76ers defeated Boston Celtics, 117-109, on Jan 21, 2021. Daniel Theis scored 23 points for Boston Celtics.
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Philadelphia 76ers

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Joel Embiid 32 10 2 2 1 42
Tobias Harris 39 3 5 2 0 22
Shake Milton 29 1 1 1 0 16
Danny Green 28 6 1 0 0 12
Ben Simmons 33 8 8 2 0 11
Dwight Howard 15 10 1 0 1 7
Furkan Korkmaz 19 1 0 1 0 7
Matisse Thybulle 21 0 0 4 1 0
Tyrese Maxey 20 2 2 0 0 0
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Boston Celtics

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jaylen Brown 32 5 3 0 0 26
Marcus Smart 34 4 4 1 0 25
Daniel Theis 27 11 1 1 0 23
Kemba Walker 21 2 6 0 0 19
Jeff Teague 17 3 2 0 0 5
Grant Williams 15 2 0 0 0 4
Payton Pritchard 19 0 2 0 0 3
Tristan Thompson 20 9 2 0 0 2
Javonte Green 28 6 2 1 0 2
Semi Ojeleye 22 4 0 0 0 0

Philadelphia 76ers Vs Boston Celtics

Game notes

Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid scored 40 points or more for the 2th time in 12 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 45. He recorded it on a January 13, 2021 game against Miami Heat (137-134 win).

Joel Embiid grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 9th time in 12 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 16. He recorded it on a January 13, 2021 game against Miami Heat (137-134 win).

Tobias Harris

Tobias Harris

Tobias Harris scored 20 points or more for the 6th time in 12 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 26. He recorded it on a December 30, 2020 game against Toronto Raptors (100-93 win).

Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons scored 10 points or more for the 11th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 4 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 17. He recorded it on a January 07, 2021 game against Washington Wizards (141-136 win).

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 7th time in 15 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 18. He recorded it on a January 17, 2021 game against Memphis Grizzlies (106-104 loss).

Danny Green

Danny Green

Danny Green scored 10 points or more for the 7th time in 15 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a January 13, 2021 game against Miami Heat (137-134 win).

Shake Milton

Shake Milton

Shake Milton scored 10 points or more for the 10th time in 12 NBA games this season. He has done it 4 times on the road, and 6 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 31. He recorded it on a January 15, 2021 game against Miami Heat (125-108 win).

Daniel Theis

Daniel Theis

Daniel Theis scored 23 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 15 points scored in a January 03, 2021 game against Detroit Pistons (120-122 win). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Daniel Theis grabbed 11 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA). His previous record was 10 rebounds in a January 16, 2021 game against Orlando Magic (124-97 win). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart scored 25 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 17 points scored in a January 03, 2021 game against Detroit Pistons (120-122 win). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker scored 19 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 9 points scored in a January 17, 2021 game against New York Knicks (75-105 loss). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Kemba Walker made 5 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA). His previous record was 1 three-points made in a January 17, 2021 game against New York Knicks (75-105 loss). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Jaylen Brown

Jaylen Brown

Jaylen Brown scored 20 points or more for the 11th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 5 times on the road, and 6 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 42. He recorded it on a December 31, 2020 game against Memphis Grizzlies (126-107 win).

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994