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  • • Celtics vs. 76ers takeaways: Joel Embiid continues to build early MVP case with dominant 42-point performance
    Also, Kemba Walker returns to form, and Ben Simmons continues to struggle on the offensive end...2021
  • • Sixers’ Joel Embiid fires back at Marcus Smart for calling him a flopper
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart slammed Joel Embiid by calling him a flopper. As expected, the Philadelphia 76ers big man had a sharp retort. Per Derek Bodner of The Athletic, Embiid retaliated to Smart’s criticism by telling the Celtics guard to look at himself in the mirror. “Marcus Smart just told me that I flail […] The post Sixers’ Joel Embiid fires back at Marcus Sm...2021
  • Embiid scoffs at Smart's claim he 'flails' for calls
    • Embiid scoffs at Smart's claim he 'flails' for calls
    Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid dominated the Celtics to the tune of 42 points, including going 17-of-21 from the free throw line, a stat that Boston's Marcus Smart wasn't happy with....2021
  • • Jayson Tatum slated to miss matchup with Joel Embiid, Sixers
    The much-anticipated matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers will be on Wednesday. Fans from both sides not only look forward to some good basketball between two Eastern powerhouses, but also a bunch of stars battling it out. Unfortunately, Jayson Tatum will not suit up against Joel Embiid and the 76ers for health […] The post Jayson Tatum slated to miss matchup with Jo...2021
  • • 76 players wait for Joel Ambed to return to face the Celtics
    Doc Rivers, the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, said he hoped he would be the middle star Joel Embiid The......2021
  • • Doc Rivers opens up on depleted Sixers roster
    A slew of injuries and COVID-19 concerns have left the Philadelphia 76ers with an especially shorthanded roster of late. The Sixers last played on Saturday, losing 106-104 to the Memphis Grizzlies. Doc Rivers’ group took the floor without Joel Embiid (knee), Seth Curry (COVID), Furkan Korkmaz (adductor strain), and Mike Scott (knee soreness). Their matchup with […] The post Doc Rivers ...2021
  • 76ers expect Embiid (knee) to play vs Celtics
    • 76ers expect Embiid (knee) to play vs Celtics
    After sitting out Saturday with a sore right knee, Joel Embiid is expected to play against the Celtics on Wednesday, coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday....2021
  • • Sixers star Joel Embiid hilariously tells Heat’s Erik Spoelstra to call timeout
    Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid’s trolling knows no bounds and even extends to opposing head coaches. Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra was the victim of the Sixers big man’s latest on-court shenanigans at Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia on Thursday. The home team was thrashing the visitors in the third quarter of their match, punctuated […] The post Sixers star Joel ...2021
  • • Exclusive deep dive on the Markelle Fultz ACL injury and recovery, explained
    Markelle Fultz never got his shot. With the dazzling ball-handling and playmaking he displayed in college, Fultz was supposed to be the catalyst for the Philadelphia 76ers – propelling Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to the next level in 2017. Instead, a series of shoulder injuries and off-court drama hampered Fultz. He was forced to […] The post Exclusive deep dive on the Markelle Fultz A...2021
  • • NBA DFS: Joel Embiid and top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for Jan. 14, 2021
    SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2021

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Joel Embiid injury and suspension

  • • Doc Rivers opens up on depleted Sixers roster
    A slew of injuries and COVID-19 concerns have left the Philadelphia 76ers with an especially shorthanded roster of late. The Sixers last played on Saturday, losing 106-104 to the Memphis Grizzlies. Doc Rivers’ group took the floor without Joel Embiid (knee), Seth Curry (COVID), Furkan Korkmaz (adductor strain), and Mike Scott (knee soreness). Their matchup with […] The post Doc Rivers ...2021
  • • Exclusive deep dive on the Markelle Fultz ACL injury and recovery, explained
    Markelle Fultz never got his shot. With the dazzling ball-handling and playmaking he displayed in college, Fultz was supposed to be the catalyst for the Philadelphia 76ers – propelling Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to the next level in 2017. Instead, a series of shoulder injuries and off-court drama hampered Fultz. He was forced to […] The post Exclusive deep dive on the Markelle Fultz A...2021
  • 76ers fined for issues in reporting Ben Simmons’ injury
    • 76ers fined for issues in reporting Ben Simmons’ injury
    Philadelphia ruled out Ben Simmons (knee) and Joel Embiid (back) despite neither injury appearing on the team's injury report....2021
  • • Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons to miss Nuggets matchup amid Sixers’ COVID-19 outbreak
    Just when the Philadelphia 76ers thought they were about to get Joel Embiid back from quarantine to play the Denver Nuggets today, they got the news that Embiid and Ben Simmons will miss today’s game due to injuries. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, this is the injury update for the two Sixers stars: Sixers […] The post Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons to miss Nuggets matchup amid Sixe...2021
  • • Sixers’ Joel Embiid can now forget about load management, per Doc Rivers
    Under head coach Doc Rivers, big man Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers will no longer have to endure “load management” — a method employed by the Sixers to abate injuries early in his career. So far, Joel Embiid is logging in 33.4 minutes per game — the highest in his five-year NBA career thus […] The post Sixers’ Joel Embiid can now forget about load management, per Do...2021
  • • Grading the Philadelphia 76ers’ 2020 NBA offseason
    The Philadelphia 76ers were supposed to be a championship contender in the 2019-20 NBA campaign thanks to the maturation of their two young All-Stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, plus some notable offseason moves. However, the team underachieved big time. They struggled mightily on the road before the suspension of the season due to the […] The post Grading the Philadelphia 76ers’ 2020...2020
  • • What if the Cavs drafted Joel Embiid?
    Cavs fans might know this: With three All-Star appearances and two All-NBA Second Team selections, Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid has established himself as one of the league’s best young players since being selected with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.  Despite his struggles with injuries which have persisted throughout his […] The post What if the Cavs drafted Joel Em...2020
  • • Brown: 76ers' full potential hindered by injuries
    After a "disappointing" end to the season, 76ers coach Brett Brown lamented the loss of Ben Simmons and the impact injuries had on the team's potential, but also acknowledged he didn't do a good enough job fitting Joel Embiid and Al Horford together....2020
  • • Sixers’ Joel Embiid played through ankle injury in playoffs
    Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers were already entering their first-round series against the Boston Celtics at a disadvantage from a health perspective. Sixers guard Ben Simmons was already out for the playoffs after suffering a knee injury during the seeding games, depriving Philly of one of its top playmakers and best perimeter defender. Tobias […] The post Sixers’ Joel Embiid p...2020
  • • Embiid exits with wrist injury; X-rays negative
    Sixers center Joel Embiid took a hit to the wrist midway through the first half of Wednesday's game against the Raptors and didn't return. X-rays came back negative....2020

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Joel Embiid trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • NBA Star Index: Stephen Curry explodes amid criticism; LeBron James still best player in the world
    Also, the James Harden trade chatter has died down for the moment, and Joel Embiid is balling...2021
  • • Sixers coach Doc Rivers’ first move immediately after Ben Simmons-James Harden trade rumors leaked
    The Philadelphia 76ers front office has committed to the development of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons for the upcoming season. The duo hasn’t been able to achieve true greatness in the postseason so far, which has called for many spectators to assume that one of the two Sixers stars would be traded soon. Those talks […] The post Sixers coach Doc Rivers’ first move immediately after...2020
  • • Sixers refuse to include Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons in package for Rockets’ James Harden
    The James Harden-Houston Rockets trade saga continues with the Beard listing the Philadelphia 76ers as one of his preferred destinations. However, it won’t be as easy as it looks since the Sixers do not want to include Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons in a trade package. Per Shams Charania of The Athletic, head coach Doc […] The post Sixers refuse to include Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons in pack...2020
  • • Sixers shouldn’t trade Ben Simmons or Joel Embiid for James Harden
    The Houston Rockets and James Harden drama has been the talk of the town lately, with the All-NBA guard’s future in H-Town in serious peril. Harden reportedly skipped out on the Rockets’ first day of training camp. This could be the smoke signal that he is looking to check out of Houston, with recent news […] The post Sixers shouldn’t trade Ben Simmons or Joel Embiid for Ja...2020
  • • Ben Simmons deadpans that he’s moving in with Joel Embiid
    Questions about Sixers superstars Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid’s dynamic keep rolling in during Philly’s media availability. Embiid previously said he had no interest in seeing Simmons traded and said the two have grown closer in the last few years. Simmons followed up with a similar response, though he also joked he was “moving in” […] The post Ben Simmons deadpans th...2020
  • • Joel Embiid reiterates zero interest in Ben Simmons trade after productive offseason
    Philadelphia 76ers star center Joel Embiid believes he and Ben Simmons can share the floor and work in tandem as a superstar duo for the Sixers. Embiid said Friday he has no interest in seeing the organization attempt to trade Simmons, saying he and the former No. 1 overall pick have grown closer through the […] The post Joel Embiid reiterates zero interest in Ben Simmons trade after product...2020
  • • Ball brothers react to LiAngelo Ball getting contract with Pistons
    After LiAngelo Ball inked a one-year, non-guaranteed NBA deal with the Detroit Pistons, his brothers Lonzo Ball and LaMelo Ball shared their excitement on social media. Lonzo quoted Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid in celebrating LiAngelo’s NBA contract. The New Orleans Pelicans guard knows how tedious Gelo’s NBA journey has been. From not being selected […] The post Ball br...2020
  • • Sixers president Daryl Morey’s bold prediction on Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons after key trades
    The Philadelphia 76ers made some big moves on Wednesday, pulling the trigger on a couple of trade deals that are expected to have a significant impact on the Sixers’ 2020-21 season. For new president of basketball operations Daryl Morey, he believes these moves should bring out the best in both Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. […] The post Sixers president Daryl Morey’s bold predicti...2020
  • • Rumor: Sixers’ attempts to trade for Bradley Beal or Zach LaVine denied
    The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to upgrade their roster around stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. The Sixers have reportedly checked in on a possible trade for Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal or Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine, but they’ve been rebuffed to this point, according to Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports. Beal’s name coming […] The post Rumor: Sixers’ attemp...2020
  • • Top 5 big men in the 2020 NBA Draft, ranked
    While traditional big men are a dying breed in today’s fast-paced, spread-out game, there are still a number of skilled bigs making an impact in the NBA. Superstars like Anthony Davis, Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns, Nikola Jokic, and Bam Adebayo are just some of the best giants the NBA has welcomed through the draft over the […] The post Top 5 big men in the 2020 NBA Draft, ranked appeared...2020

Joel Embiid stats

  • Bradley Beal scores 60 in Wizards’ loss to 76ers (video)
    • Bradley Beal scores 60 in Wizards’ loss to 76ers (video)
    Joel Embiid scored 38 points, and the NBA-leading Philadelphia 76ers won, 141-136....2021
  • • Joel Embiid steps up in Ben Simmons' absence, scores career high 49 points in 76ers win vs. Hawks
    Embiid said he was 'having fun like the old days' as he led the Sixers to victory...2020
  • Embiid scores career-high 49, 76ers beat Hawks 129-112
    • Embiid scores career-high 49, 76ers beat Hawks 129-112
    Joel Embiid scored a career-high 49 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris had 25 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks 129-112 on Monday night....2020

Joel Embiid kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Joel Embiid becomes a dad
    Philadelphia 76ers All-Star big man Joel Embiid is now a dad. Embiid had a son with his longtime girlfriend, Anne de Paula. View this post on Instagram Arthur Elijah De Paula Embiid 👶 We are so blessed and fortunate to welcome our little boy in this family. First of 11 or more? Trying to convince […] The post Joel Embiid becomes a dad appeared first on ClutchPoints....2020
  • • VIDEO: Stephen Curry impersonates Joel Embiid, welcomes him to Under Armour family
    Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry welcomed Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid to the Under Armour family in the most hilarious way possible. Curry impersonated Embiid on the basketball court, and he was totally on point! Trust the process! Welcome to the signature shoe family, @JoelEmbiid! #embiid1 @UAbasketball pic.twitter.com/PJoyimqLqT — Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) Aug...2020
  • • Joel Embiid supports Karl-Anthony Towns amid mother’s coronavirus battle
    Karl-Antony Towns revealed some frightening news about his mother’s battle with COVID-19, and one of his biggest NBA rivals has offered his thoughts and prayers. The Minnesota Timberwolves superstar shared a video on Tuesday in which he emotionally revealed his mother was recently placed in a medically induced coma after being diagnosed with the coronavirus. There unsurprisingly has been an outpou...2020

Top Joel Embiid news

  • • Embiid leads charge for medical staff testing
    Joel Embiid is joining with 76ers managing partner Josh Harris and co-managing partner David Blitzer on a $1.3 million contribution to fund COVID-19 antibody testing for 1,000 health care workers in the region....2020
  • • Why the Warriors should pursue Joel Embiid, according to Chris Mullin
    If available, the Golden State Warriors should pursue Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers, according to team legend Chris Mullin. Speaking on NBC Sports’ Runnin’ Plays podcast, Mullin noted that Embiid would be a great fit for the Warriors. He was asked whether the Dubs should pursue Embiid or his Sixers running mate Ben Simmons […] The post Why the Warriors should pursue Joe...2020
  • • Why Kevin Durant is completely correct in his critique of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and the 76ers
    Durant said that Philadelphia's constant roster turnover has put the team's young stars in a 'tough' spot...2020
  • • 76ers' Embiid says he's 'best player in the world'
    Joel Embiid said he needed to be aggressive inside Thursday night against the Nets, and after a 39-point, 16-rebound performance in an overtime win, the 76ers center said he's "the best player in the world."...2020
  • • Sixers need to fire Brett Brown, not trade Ben Simmons or Joel Embiid
    Remember when the Philadelphia 76ers were one of the worst teams in the NBA for multiple years? Remember how former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie was scrutinized by the media, making him responsible for Philadelphia being an embarrassment and losing games on purpose to secure a high draft pick? And remember how the narrative suddenly […] The post Sixers need to fire Brett Brown, not trad...2020
  • • Kevin Durant blames Sixers for Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons’ struggles
    Despite having two superstars in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, the Philadelphia 76ers haven’t had much success in the playoffs. Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant, however, thinks it is not because the Sixers lack talent. During his recent appearance on JJ Redick’s podcast, Durant talked about the Sixers’ player turnover ever since the famed “process” […] The post K...2020
  • • Embiid, Simmons say success a matter of time
    The Sixers' struggles on offense have many questioning whether Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons can have success together, but both said Saturday that the team will better after the All-Star break....2020
  • • Joel Embiid reacts to Kyle Lowry’s epic 53-minute performance in Game 6 of Raptors vs. Celtics
    Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid took to Twitter to share his reaction about the epic performance of Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry in Game 6 against the Boston Celtics. Lowry played 53 minutes and finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists in the contest. He also hit the game-sealing shot over […] The post Joel Embiid reacts to Kyle Lowry’s epic 53-minute pe...2020
  • • Embiid out of 76ers' scrimmage with calf issue
    Joel Embiid will sit out the Sixers' scrimmage Sunday with calf tightness....2020
  • • Jimmy Butler reacts to Joel Embiid longing for him to be back on Sixers during Game 1
    Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid sent out a cryptic tweet on Monday, as Jimmy Butler led the Miami Heat to a very impressive Game 1 victory over the league-best Milwaukee Bucks. For some, this was Embiid’s way of expressing his regret for the Sixers letting Butler walk in the summer. Butler caught wind of the […] The post Jimmy Butler reacts to Joel Embiid longing for him to be...2020
  • • VIDEO: Stephen Curry impersonates Joel Embiid, welcomes him to Under Armour family
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  • • Rumor: Sixers committed to building around Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons with new coach
    The season officially ended for the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday in one of the worst ways possible: a sweep at the hands of the rival Boston Celtics in the first round. New reports have emerged regarding the Sixers’ offseason plans, and as it turns out, the front office may have no intentions to break up […] The post Rumor: Sixers committed to building around Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons w...2020
  • • Draymond Green reveals why Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokic, other big men should root for LA
    Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green has provided some insight on why NBA big men should be rooting for the Los Angeles Lakers in their second-round playoffs matchup against the Houston Rockets. Green even invoked the likes of Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic in arguing his point. According to Green, a Rockets upset against LA […] The post Draymond Green reveals why Joel Embiid, Nikola Joki...2020
  • • 76ers' Joel Embiid prepares to board team plane to NBA restart in Orlando in full body suit
    The Sixers big man wasn't taking any chances as he departs for Orlando...2020

Joel Embiid schedule, game

  • • Jayson Tatum slated to miss matchup with Joel Embiid, Sixers
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  • • Doc Rivers opens up on depleted Sixers roster
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  • • NBA DFS: Joel Embiid and top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for Jan. 14, 2021
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  • • Joel Embiid still fuming over league’s inconsistent COVID-19 cancellations
    Just like a number of players out there, Joel Embiid isn’t a fan of how things are going so far with the NBA’s tough battle against COVID-19. The Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the teams that have been hit hard by the highly contagious virus this season, resulting in short-handed lineups for the past […] The post Joel Embiid still fuming over league’s inconsistent COVI...2021
  • • Joel Embiid gets away with worst non-call of the season
    With a depleted lineup suiting up for the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night against an equally undermanned Miami Heat, Joel Embiid came up huge in the clutch to help the Sixers escape with an overtime win, 137-134. Embiid did get some help from his teammates and, as it seems, from the officials as he got […] The post Joel Embiid gets away with worst non-call of the season appeared first on...2021
  • • NBA DFS: Joel Embiid and top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for Jan. 11, 2021
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  • • Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons to miss Nuggets matchup amid Sixers’ COVID-19 outbreak
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  • • NBA betting odds: Experts pick Nuggets, 76ers to win Thursday but Joel Embiid playing status crucial vs. Nets
    Thursday's schedule features some unique challenges...2021
  • • Sixers coach Doc Rivers had a 4-word reaction to Ben Simmons’ first three-pointer of the season
    On Thursday, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons made his first three-pointer of the season. With four minutes to go in the first quarter of the Sixers’ matchup against the Orlando Magic, Simmons received a pass from Joel Embiid and smoothly stepped into a three from the left corner. Don’t believe me? Just watch: 🚨Ben Simmons […] The post Sixers coach Doc Rivers had a 4-word rea...2021
  • • Sixers’ Ben Simmons knocks down corner 3-pointer vs. Magic
    This just in: Ben Simmons has made a three-pointer.Four minutes into the Philadelphia 76ers‘ road matchup against the Orlando Magic on Thursday, the Sixers star took a pass from Joel Embiid and confidently stepped into an in-rhythm three from the left corner. As the Sixers bench collectively rose out of their seats, Simmons swished home […] The post Sixers’ Ben Simmons knocks dow...2021

Joel Embiid rumors, scandals

  • • Sixers’ Joel Embiid sat next to Seth Curry during Nets game, will self-quarantine
    Right after the Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, the news of Seth Curry testing positive of COVID-19 mid-game broke out. That has created a ton of speculation and uncertainty. Joel Embiid is part of this story. As of writing, only Curry has tested positive for the virus as both the Sixers […] The post Sixers’ Joel Embiid sat next to Seth Curry during Nets game,...2021
  • • Sixers stars Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid competing for MVP award this 2020-21, claims Daryl Morey
    With the 2020-21 NBA season just around the corner, speculations regarding the NBA awards are starting to heat up. Philadelphia 76ers‘ new President of Basketball Operations, Daryl Morey, decided to weigh in on the debate on Instagram. When asked if Joel Embiid will win MVP this campaign, Morey responded by saying that the Sixers have […] The post Sixers stars Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid ...2020
  • • Sixers star Joel Embiid excited to pick Dwight Howard’s brain
    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has a new partner in crime in the frontcourt this year. The Sixers signed veteran big man Dwight Howard away from the Los Angeles Lakers after Howard played an integral role in L.A.’s championship frontcourt. Embiid said Friday he is excited to have a “Hall of Fame” player like Howard […] The post Sixers star Joel Embiid excited to pick...2020
  • • Sixers’ Joel Embiid can become one of the best big men in NBA history, claims Daryl Morey
    There were some speculations that the Philadelphia 76ers might embrace going small when they announced the hiring of Daryl Morey as president of basketball operations. Questions were raised if Morey will soon trade away the Sixers’ 7-foot All-Star Joel Embiid. However, judging by the former Houston Rockets executive’s latest comments about the Cameroonian center, it […] The post ...2020
  • • Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 shot ‘seemed like at least 45 seconds,’ Danny Green recalls
    Los Angeles Lakers swingman Danny Green took some time to reflect on being a member of the championship-winning 2019 Toronto Raptors. He specifically recalled being on the court for Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 buzzer-beater over Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid that sent Toronto to the Eastern Conference Finals. Leonard nailed his now-iconic, improbable shot (that […] The post Kawhi Le...2020
  • • Al Horford dismisses trade speculation
    After a weekend report suggested that the Sixers may explore trading Al Horford this summer, just one year into his four-year contract with the club, the veteran big man was asked on Monday about the possibility of an offseason deal. Predictably, Horford dismissed the report, as Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer writes. “All I can say is I am focused on right now,” Horford told Pompey. “I ...2020
  • • Five realistic trade scenarios for Sixers star Joel Embiid
    We’ve seen the frustration on his face. We’ve heard the Philadelphia 76ers fans boo him. We’ve watched the team struggle as a whole at times this season. Things are not going too swimmingly for All-Star center Joel Embiid and his Sixers right now. It has led to speculation that one of the game’s most-skilled big men could be traded during the summer. If so, I figured it made sense to give an early...2020
  • • Amid Trade Speculation, Joel Embiid Flirts With Jimmy Butler On Instagram
    Are we headed for a summer filled with Joel Embiid trade speculation? The Philadelphia 76ers have been a (relative) disappointment... »...2020

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