On March 14, the NBA regular season resumed. The two sides were tied at 104 in regular time, and the game entered overtime. Cole Anthony missed the lore in the last attack, and Philadelphia beat the Magic 116-114 away to avoid a losing streak.
In this campaign, Embiid scored 35 points, 16 rebounds and 7 assists, Harris 26 points and 9 rebounds, Harden scored 26 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists on 13 of 15 free throws, 19 of 19; Magic’s two-game winning streak ended, Wendell Carter 23 points and 12 rebounds, Cole Anthony scored 19 points and 8 rebounds, and Okeeke scored 13 points off the bench.
In the first quarter, Harris took the lead, Suggs made a breakthrough, Harris continued to hit a three-pointer, Carter made a dunk, Suggs sent Harden a free throw in three seconds, Embiid made a jumper, Carter made a layup, The two sides started the battle with 10 draws. Suggs overtook a layup, Embiid made a 3-pointer, Fultz made a jumper, Embiid continued to hit a layup, and then Suggs scored 4 points with consecutive shots and penalties, and the Magic overtook 22-19. Niang tied with a three-pointer, Fultz hit one of two free throws, Gary Harris and Okeeke made three-pointers in a row, and the Magic opened the gap 29-22. Harden made two free throws and the Magic entered the second quarter with a 29-24 lead.
At the beginning of the second quarter, Wagner made a three-pointer, Harden hit the first sports goal with a throw, Okiki made a three-pointer, Harris turned and made a layup, then Wagner made a dunk, and Anthony made two free throws, Gary Harris scored a three-pointer and the Magic led 42-28 with 14 points. Harris scored 4 points alone, Niang scored a three-pointer, and Philadelphia scored 7-0 to stop the bleeding. Carter stabilized the situation with a three-pointer, Okiki made a layup, and then Anthony made two free throws, the Magic once again opened the point difference 51-37. Embiid scored 2+1, Okiki continued to hit a three-pointer, Carter also hit a three-pointer, and the Magic led 57-40. Niang made a throw, Harden made three of four free throws, Carter made a layup, and Embiid also made two free throws. Philadelphia trailed 47-59 into the second half.
In the third quarter, Maxey and Harden hit consecutive three-pointers, Wagner Jr. hit one of two free throws, Harris made another three-pointer, Embiid made a tip-up, and Philadelphia chased a 2-point gap. Carter hit one of two free throws, Embiid made a face-frame jumper, Bamba made a dunk, Embiid scored 2+1, and Philadelphia started 16-4 to tie at 63. Fultz and Carter scored 4 points in a row, Bamba hit a three-pointer, Wagner Jr. made a breakthrough and made a throw, and the Magic scored 9-0 to reopen the gap. Joe made a three-pointer, Embiid made two free throws, then Harden made two free throws, and Philadelphia chased 72-74. Hampton hit two three-pointers in a row, and Philadelphia fell behind 74-80 into the distal quarter.
Harris hit a jumper in the distal quarter, Wagner made a layup, Gary Harris and Fultz made three-pointers in a row, and the Magic opened a 10-point gap 88-78. Philadelphia scored 4 points in a row to stop the bleeding, Wagner made another three-pointer, Niang responded with a long shot, Maxey made a layup, Embiid made two free throws, Carter scored an inside point, and the Magic hit 96-92. Then Embiid hit 3 free throws in a row, Hampton made a layup, Harden and Embiid made three-pointers in a row, and Philadelphia overtook 101-98. The Magic scored 4 points in a row to regain the advantage, Harris scored 2+1, Anthony made two free throws, and the two sides tied at 104. Then the two sides missed consecutive attacks. In the last 9.4 seconds, Philadelphia got an offensive opportunity. Maxi missed a three-pointer and the game entered overtime.
Embiid took the lead in overtime, Anthony responded with a three-pointer, Harden responded with a three-pointer, Anthony made another three-pointer, and the Magic led 110-109. Anthony made another three-pointer, the Magic led by 4 points to stop Philadelphia, Harden made a basket to stop the bleeding, and assisted Harris to hit a three-pointer, Philadelphia 114-113 lead by 1 point. In the last 16.8 seconds, Philadelphia was whistled for a foul. Rivers challenged and changed the sentence. Maxi successfully controlled the ball with a jump ball in Philadelphia. Then he made one of two free throws and Philadelphia led 115-113 in the last 13 seconds. Wagner Jr. made a foul but hit one of two free throws, then Harden hit one of two free throws, Anthony missed a lore three-pointer, and Philadelphia won a thrilling victory.