In a physical game that saw MVP candidate Joel Embiid leave after a hard fall, the Sixers couldn't sweep the Wizards after all. The Wizards won Monday, 122-114, to send the playoff series to a Game 5 back in Philadelphia.
The Sixers tied the game repeatedly late in the fourth quarter, and even led a few times, but the late rush wasn't quite enough.
Embiid left the game late in the first quarter of Game 4 after hitting the floor, hard. His shot had just been blocked by Washington's Robin Lopez on a drive to the basket.
The Sixers said Embiid was experiencing soreness in his right knee.
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Other Sixers stepped up, including Tyrese Maxey and George Hill. But the Sixers just couldn't overcome the Wizards, who were fighting for their playoff chances.
This is a developing story and will be updated.