76ers finish sweep of Nets without Embiid in 96-88 win

Philadelphia 76ers’ Tyrese Maxey (0) gestures after making a 3-point shot during the second half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, Saturday, April 22, 2023, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — All Joel Embiid could give the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday was encouragement.