Joel Embiid returns and Sixers get back on track with victory over Bucks

JOEL Embiid returned to the lineup and the Philadelphia 76ers got back on the winning track, downing the Bucks, 113-104, on Monday in Milwaukee.

Embiid, held out two nights ago in a loss to the Washington Wizards, came up with a double-double of 22 points and 12 rebounds as the Sixers notched their 13th win in 39 games.

Eight Sixers scored in double digits as they notched their fourth win in the last five games.

Dario Saric came off the bench to score 17, falling just a rebound shy of a double-double.

Ersan Ilyasova scored 12, Gerald Henderson and Robert Covington came up with 11 points apiece, while Jahlil Okafor, Chasson Randle and Sergio Rodriguez scored 1 each.

The Bucks absorbed their second straight loss and 20th in 40 games.

Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 23 points each for Milwaukee.

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