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NEW YORK (AP) – Joel Embiid had 35 points, James Harden had 29 points and 13 assists and the Philadelphia 76ers blew away the New York Knicks in the final quarter to extend their winning streak to eight games with a 119-112 victory on Sunday.

Georges Niang hit four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter for Philadelphia and finished with 16 points, while DeAnthony Melton added 15 points as the 76ers got off to a good start on a four-game road trip after a seven-game homestand.

The Sixers never trailed through three quarters, then outscored the Knicks 24-9 to open the fourth, turning a one-point deficit into a 116-102 lead.

Julius Randle scored 35 points and Jalen Brunson had 23 points and 11 assists for the Knicks, who have lost three straight after an eight-game winning streak.

Embiid scored 15 points in the third quarter and Harden took over after Embiid went to the bench with a four-point play and another 3-pointer to cut the deficit to 96-95. He made another 3 in the opening minute of the fourth to tie it at 98, then found Niang for a 3 to give the 76ers their first lead with 10:37 left.



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