Philadelphia 76ers (27-16, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (23-22, sixth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers visit the Los Angeles Clippers. Embiid ranks second in the league averaging 33.4 points per game.
The Clippers are 13-10 on their home court. Los Angeles is 7-14 against opponents with a winning record.
The 76ers are 10-9 in road games. Philadelphia ranks fourth in the NBA giving up just 110.2 points while holding opponents to 46.8% shooting.
The two teams square off for the second time this season. The 76ers defeated the Clippers 119-114 in their last meeting on Dec. 24. Embiid led the 76ers with 44 points, and Kawhi Leonard led the Clippers with 28 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Norman Powell is averaging 15.6 points for the Clippers. Leonard is averaging 16.7 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Embiid is scoring 33.4 points per game with 9.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists for the 76ers. James Harden is averaging 21.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 11.2 assists over the past 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 3-7, averaging 111.5 points, 43.4 rebounds, 22.7 assists, 7.8 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 45.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.8 points per game.
76ers: 7-3, averaging 120.7 points, 41.7 rebounds, 27.7 assists, 6.2 steals and 6.0 blocks per game while shooting 49.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.5 points.
INJURIES: Clippers: Moussa Diabate: day to day (illness), Paul George: day to day (hamstring), John Wall: out (abdominal), Luke Kennard: day to day (calf), Marcus Morris Sr.: day to day (calf).
76ers: James Harden: day to day (heel), Tobias Harris: day to day (knee).