James harden was there to see Embiid’s 25-plus streak snapped, and the pressure was on James.

2022-05-25 0 By

James Harden watched a 76ers game for the first time since being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in their blowout loss to the Boston Celtics on Thursday.Embiid’s 25-plus streak snapped with Harden watching, and now the pressure is all on James.The Celtics had the 76ers on the floor from the start and led by 27 at the end of the first half. The celtics won the second half by 16 in 32:16 in the third quarter and by 5 in 34:29 in the fourth quarter.The Celtics outscored the 76ers 135-87 by 48 points.The victory set multiple franchise records, with a 48-point margin the second largest by a team away from home in NBA history.Second, the nine-game winning streak is the longest in the league.In the end, the Celtics made 25 3-pointers, the most in a game in franchise history.For the Sixers, the loss by 48 points was the team’s biggest loss of the season.What’s more, the 76ers shot 28.8 percent (23 of 80) from the field and 25 percent (8 of 32) from 3-point range.Individually, Embiid shot 3-of-9 from the field and finished with 19 points, nine rebounds and six assists on 13-of-16 free throws.Embiid’s 25-plus-point streak was snapped to 23 games.With his 23-game scoring streak, Embiid now has 29.5 points per game for the season, passing James and Durant as the NBA’s leading scorer.Earlier, giannis antetokounmpo scored 18 points in Milwaukee’s blowout loss to phoenix on Feb. 11, putting his 25-point streak at 20 games this season.The current 25-point streak is held by 37-year-old Lebron James, who has set a career high of 22 consecutive 25-point games.Tomorrow, the lakers play Utah, and it’s unclear if James can extend that record.