Last night's 125-119 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers was led by Tyrese Maxey's five 3-pointers and 33 points.
The 76ers are now 4-0 with James Harden. Then Harden had 11 assists. Embiid had 22 points and 9 rebounds.
The second-year guard from Kentucky shredded the Cavaliers in the second half, making Embiid and Harden spectators. The fourth was his best.
A 3 by Maxey and a 3 off a pass from Harden on the break made it 110-106 and had the Philadelphia fans ecstatic.
Harden held his arms high and beckoned the crowd to get even louder.
A foul at 8:32 of the second quarter halted Harden's scoring and assist totals for the third game in a row.
He had 18 points (and nine assists) on two 3s and 8 of 8 free throws.
His chemistry with Embiid was expected. But since his arrival, Maxey has become a clone of Allen Iverson.
Maxey's play this season made 76ers fans and players forget about Ben Simmons.
He came alive in the third quarter, scoring from long range, attacking the rim, and even dishing off a breakaway ball to Embiid.
Maxey made two 3s and scored 14 points in the third quarter to help the Sixers rally from a 21-point deficit.
He made a 3, then a 12-footer to make it a three-point game. It was Embiid's easy bucket that had the crowd ecstatic.
He scored 20 points for the fourth time in a row, his longest streak with Harden.
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