In the wake of Joel Embiid’s latest foray into the social media world, Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown declared before Tuesday’s game against the LA Clippers that he expected to get a big performance from his All-Star center.
“I look forward to seeing him play tonight,” Brown said.
Embiid then went out and proved his coach right.
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In a dominant performance, Embiid had 26 points and nine rebounds, and he dominated the paint.
Teammate Ben Simmons finished with 26 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists as the Sixers beat the Clippers 110-103 in their final game before the All-Star Break.
But after the events of the past few days, including his back-and-forth with former teammate Jimmy Butler on Monday, Embiid declared that his trolling days are back, though not until after he was booed by the hometown fans to begin the game.
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