With 18.2 seconds left, Reggie Jackson scored 19 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers rally from a 24-point second-half deficit to defeat Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers 102-101 on Friday night. Jackson finished with two free throws with 18.2 seconds left.
The Clippers' Nicolas Batum finished with 15 points, seven rebounds, and a crucial steal late in the game, according to the stats.
As part of an eight-game, 13-day journey that began on Monday, Los Angeles earned its second victory in as many games in its past five contests.
Embiid scored 40 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and dished out six assists on Wednesday night, tying his career-high of 50 points. Tyrese Maxey scored 19 points and eight assists for Philadelphia, which fell for the third time in its previous 12 games. Harris added 20 points and Harris contributed 20 points and eight assists.
With 39.7 seconds left on the clock, Amir Coffey's 8-footer gave Los Angeles a 100-97 lead for the first time. With 22 seconds left on the clock, Embiid sank a pair of free throws to seal the victory. Jackson subsequently made his free shots to secure the victory for LA.
With a three-point lead, the Clippers allowed Embiid to drive in for a simple layup.
After a seven-point first-quarter disadvantage, Embiid rocketed past Isaiah Hartenstein for a two-handed slam that seemed too easy, helping the Sixers transform a 54-40 halftime deficit into a 54-point halftime advantage.
With 7:39 remaining in the third quarter, Harris sank a pair of free throws to push Philadelphia's lead to 68-44.