Joel Embiid (29, Philadelphia 76ers) became the top scorer for two consecutive seasons.
On the morning of the 10th (Korean time), Embiid officially became the NBA 2022-23 season regular league scoring leader. On this day, all NBA teams played all 82 regular season games.
Embiid averaged 33.1 points in 34.6 minutes per game over 66 games. He was the top scorer, ahead of second place Luka Doncic by 0.7 points. In addition, Damian Lillard in 3rd place, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander in 4th place, Giannis Antetokounmpo in 5th place and Jayson Tatum in 6th place all scored more than 30 points and continued to compete with Embiid for the top scorer until the end.
Embiid was the top scorer with 30.8 points in 68 games last season. As a result, Embiid became the top scorer twice in his career, matching Stephen Curry, Kobe Bryant and Russell Westbrook for the number of top scorers. Also, the last player to record consecutive top scorers before Embiid was teammate James Harden. If he becomes the top scorer next season, Embiid will be able to surpass his record as well. (Harden 17-18 ~ 19-20 season top scorer)
Thanks to these performances,카지노사이트 Embiid put Philadelphia up to 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. Embiid, who has secured both the top scorer and high team rankings, is now challenging for the first regular league MVP.
Meanwhile, Philadelphia will clash again in the first round of the playoffs with the Brooklyn Nets, who won the game that day.
Brooklyn plays with abundant wing resources such as Mikal Bridges, Cameron Johnson, Royce O’Neal, Dorian Finney-Smith, Joe Harris, and Utah Watanabe. Besides, Spencer Dinwiddie’s fresh reading ability and Nicholas Claxton’s defense also make them strong. This goes hand in hand with the strengths of James Harden and Joel Embiid, the one-two punches that Philadelphia boasts.
Therefore, the first round of the playoffs between Philadelphia and Brooklyn is expected to be interesting.