No Embiid. No Okafor. No problem!

Nerlens Noel scored 19 points and Richaun Holmes added 18 points in 19 minutes as the Sixers came from 19 points down to beat the Clippers, without both Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor. Wow.

Thanks for reading another Billy Penn story

Find everything you need to know about Philly, every day — in clear, direct language, like a good friend might say.

No clickbait, no cliffhangers: the Billy Penn morning newsletter.

Thanks for supporting Billy Penn!

Test your local knowledge — join us for the next Philly Quizzo virtual event, or take the quiz online.

Lock in your support

Reader support powers our local pandemic reporting. A monthly membership helps lock it in.

Can we count on you as a Billy Penn sustainer?