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Embiid scores 35, 76ers top reeling Heat 124-114

Joel Embiid did whatever he wanted, and Jimmy Butler had to be thrilled.

It's now time to see what they'll do together.

Embiid scored 35 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, JJ Redick added 25 points and the Philadelphia 76ers added to Miami's early-season struggles by topping the Heat 124-114 on Monday night. The win came hours after the 76ers finalized a trade with Minnesota to land Butler, the four-time All-Star who was in Philadelphia and not with the club in Miami.

"It's hard to win on the road in this league, especially when you don't have your full team," Redick said.

Having Embiid helped.

It was the second time in a four-day span that...

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