PHILADELPHIA — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will visit a young and spirited Philadelphia 76ers side in the highlighted NBA fixture on Sunday.
Live streaming coverage of this game is available on WatchESPN, while live national broadcast will be on ABC, starting at 3:30 pm ET.http://gty.im/1046330476
The Lakers (28-27, 12-15 Away) are coming off a stunning buzzer-beating 129-128 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night and James and his teammates will hope to build on that momentum when they visit the Wells Fargo Center.
A new-look Philadelphia (35-20, 22-6 Home) side, meanwhile, enters this game on the back of a 117-110 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.
In that win, JJ Redick scored a season-high 34 points, Jimmy Butler had 22, while newly acquired Tobias Harris looked comfortable already in the Sixers’ system.http://gty.im/1065998390
Joel Embiid leads the team in scoring and rebounding this season with 27.2 points and 13.5 rebounds per game.
Talented points guard Ben Simmons is dishing out 8.0 assists per game and shooting 57.3 percent from the field. He is also grabbing 9.3 rebounds per game and scoring 16.9 points per outing.
For the LA Lakers, meanwhile, James leads the way with 27 points, 8.5 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game.
He has very good supporters as well, with Kyle Kuzma averaging 18.7 points and Brandon Ingram scoring 16.9 per game.
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 121-105 in the first meeting between these two clubs on Jan 29.