5 star players from the Pelicans vs Sixers game

These five players had standout performances in the game between New Orleans and Philly.

On Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Sixers defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 121-120. These are the five players who stood out the most with their performances in the latest NBA game.

1

Joel Embiid - Philadelphia 76ers

Embiid is the monster among men within the NBA this season. The Sixers' big man led the way with his 31 points and 19 rebounds. Embiid even knocked down a few three-pointers and swatted away two shots.

2

Ben Simmons - Philadelphia 76ers

Embiid's co-star on the Sixers along with Jimmy Butler was Ben Simmons. The reigning NBA Rookie of the Year scored 22 points, dished seven assists out, and grabbed eight rebounds.

3

Jrue Holiday - New Orleans Pelicans

The Pelicans put up a fierce battle on Wednesday night with four players achieving double-doubles. One of them was point guard Jrue Holiday with 30 points, 10 assists, and four rebounds in the one-point loss.

4

E'Twaun Moore - New Orleans Pelicans

Holiday's teammate Moore also scored 30 points in the game, albeit for a losing effort. Moore shot 13-of-25 from the field and hit 3-of-7 shots from three-point range.

5

Julius Randle - New Orleans Pelicans

Big man Julius Randle emerged off the Pelicans' bench to achieve one of the team's double-doubles. Randle scored 22 points, including a 2-for-2 three-point rate, and also brought in 10 rebounds. One of Randle's threes was this impressive buzzer-beater.

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