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Sixers: How Philadelphia will survive without Ben Simmons

Sixers: How Philadelphia will survive without Ben Simmons

After the Philadelphia 76ers were heavily criticized with a recent four-game losing streak, the Sixers, led by point-forward Ben Simmons and center Joel Embiid, followed up with a four-game winning streak with the All-Star break punctuating the good vibes coming out of the City of Brotherly Love. Simmons, a 23-year-old two-time All-Star in his third […] The post Sixers: How Philadelphia will survive without Ben Simmons appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Video: Joel Embiid apologizes for flipping off Kevin Huerter during NSFW postgame interview

Video: Joel Embiid apologizes for flipping off Kevin Huerter during NSFW postgame interview

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid apologized for flipping off Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Kevin Huerter at the end of Monday’s game. The Sixers center had just canned a triple off the dribble to give him 49 points on the night, and a very aware Huerter stole the ball from behind after the 7-footer ensnared a […] The post Video: Joel Embiid apologizes for flipping off Kevin Huerter during NSFW postgame interview appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 25, 2020
Sixers star Joel Embiid clarifies ‘best player in the world’ claim

Sixers star Joel Embiid clarifies ‘best player in the world’ claim

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid raised a lot of eyebrows when he mentioned being “the best player in the world” after the Sixers’ convincing win over the Brooklyn Nets last Thursday. The seven-foot Cameroonian slotman was once again asked about his comments on Monday following the Sixers’ 129-112 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Wells […] The post Sixers star Joel Embiid clarifies ‘best player in the world’ claim appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 24, 2020
Joel Embiid speaks out on his love-hate relationship with Sixers fans

Joel Embiid speaks out on his love-hate relationship with Sixers fans

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid put together a career performance in the Sixers’ win against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. Once again, he found himself on the good side of fans at the Wells Fargo Center. Embiid has endured his fair share of ups and downs with the Sixers faithful. According to Kyle Neubeck […] The post Joel Embiid speaks out on his love-hate relationship with Sixers fans appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 24, 2020
Hawks’ Trae Young calls Sixers’ Joel Embiid the ‘best big’ in the NBA

Hawks’ Trae Young calls Sixers’ Joel Embiid the ‘best big’ in the NBA

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid enjoyed a historic night during a win over the Atlanta Hawks. The Sixers star made quite an impression on Trae Young. According to Sarah K. Spencer of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Young offered up some heavy praise for Embiid by calling him the best big man in the NBA: “To […] The post Hawks’ Trae Young calls Sixers’ Joel Embiid the ‘best big’ in the NBA appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2020
Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo backs Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ claim

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo backs Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ claim

Milwaukee Bucks star and reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo — never one to duke it out in a battle of egos — is perfectly fine with Joel Embiid’s recent claim that he is the best basketball player today. The Philadelphia 76ers star center was feeling himself after the Sixers defeated the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night. […] The post Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo backs Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ claim appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2020
Giannis Antetokounmpo responds to Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ declaration

Giannis Antetokounmpo responds to Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ declaration

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid previously declared that he is the best player in the world. Ideally, those remarks might not sit well with the NBA’s reigning MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo of the league-leading Milwaukee Bucks. After the Antetokounmpo’s Bucks bludgeoned Embiid’s Sixers on Saturday night, reporters asked The Greek Freak to comment on The Process’ bold […] The post Giannis Antetokounmpo responds to Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ declaration appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2020
Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo breaks Stephen Curry’s 30-point games record

Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo breaks Stephen Curry’s 30-point games record

Milwauke Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is making a solid case to win back-to-back MVPs. On Saturday against the Philadelphia 76ers, Giannis showed Joel Embiid and Co. who is the best player in the world by leading the Bucks to a 119-98 win over their Eastern Conference rivals. The Greek Freak notched 31 points, 17 rebounds […] The post Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo breaks Stephen Curry’s 30-point games record appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr Feb 22, 2020
NBA Rumors: Joel Embiid ‘More Likely To Be Moved’ If Sixers Explore Trade, According To League Execs

NBA Rumors: Joel Embiid ‘More Likely To Be Moved’ If Sixers Explore Trade, According To League Execs

The Philadelphia 76ers entered the 2019-20 NBA season as one of the top favorites to fully dominate the Eastern Conference and win the NBA championship title. Unfortunately, as of now, the Sixers are yet to live up to expectations from a legitimate title contender and have struggled to become consistent with their performance on both ends of the floor. So far, Coach Brett Brown and the Sixers remain optimistic about their chances of bringing home the Larry O’Brien Trophy this season but if they fall short of achieving their main goal, things could start to turn sour in the City of...
ClutchPoints Feb 22, 2020
Sixers coach Brett Brown speaks out on Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ proclamation

Sixers coach Brett Brown speaks out on Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ proclamation

Philadelphis 76ers head coach Brett Brown shared his supportive response to Joel Embiid’s comments on Friday in which the Sixers center implied that he considers himself the top player in basketball. “Being the best player in the world, I just intend to keep coming out every single night and just play hard and trying to […] The post Sixers coach Brett Brown speaks out on Joel Embiid’s ‘best player in the world’ proclamation appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr Feb 22, 2020
Despite Benching, Coach Brett Brown Still Believes In Al Horford, ‘I Want Him To Help Us’

Despite Benching, Coach Brett Brown Still Believes In Al Horford, ‘I Want Him To Help Us’

Veteran center Al Horford has faced an unfamiliar territory a game before the NBA All-Star break where he was removed from the Philadelphia 76ers‘ starting lineup and served as the primary backup for the face of the franchise, Joel Embiid. Horford received the same treatment in the Sixers’ 112-104 overtime victory over the Brooklyn Nets where he only played 19 minutes and posted six points, three rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and one steal while shooting 2-of-5 from the field. Though it’s clearly frustrating Horford, the decision of Sixers Head Coach Brett Brown to demote him to...
ClutchPoints Feb 21, 2020
Sixers’ Brett Brown once told medical staff everybody would be fired because Joel Embiid was out of shape

Sixers’ Brett Brown once told medical staff everybody would be fired because Joel Embiid was out of shape

There’s been several tales about Joel Embiid’s poor eating habits during his time with the Philadelphia 76ers. His love for Shirley Temples, his infatuation with french fries and his endless appetite are some, but not too long ago, head coach Brett Brown feared his own job due to the staff’s inability to get him in […] The post Sixers’ Brett Brown once told medical staff everybody would be fired because Joel Embiid was out of shape appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 21, 2020
Pascal Siakam credits Joel Embiid for ‘seriously’ influencing his passion for basketball

Pascal Siakam credits Joel Embiid for ‘seriously’ influencing his passion for basketball

Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam has quite the backstory when it comes to his love for basketball. Growing up in Cameroon and playing the game, it had never occurred to him that someone from his country could make it in the NBA. Then Joel Embiid was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2014, opening the […] The post Pascal Siakam credits Joel Embiid for ‘seriously’ influencing his passion for basketball appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 21, 2020
Sixers’ Joel Embiid makes ‘best player in the world’ proclamation

Sixers’ Joel Embiid makes ‘best player in the world’ proclamation

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid continued where he left off in a very competitive All-Star Game, asserting himself as one of the best players on the floor but admittedly taking it a step further in the Sixers’ 112-104 overtime win against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday. Embiid made a rather bold proclamation after the comeback […] The post Sixers’ Joel Embiid makes ‘best player in the world’ proclamation appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 21, 2020
VIDEO: Sixers’ Joel Embiid defers postgame ‘bell ringing’ gesture to Alec Burks after win vs. Nets

VIDEO: Sixers’ Joel Embiid defers postgame ‘bell ringing’ gesture to Alec Burks after win vs. Nets

The Philadelphia 76ers pulled off an overtime win over the Kyrie Irving-less Brooklyn Nets on national television and while Joel Embiid did more than enough to warrant Player of the Game honors, he deferred the ceremonial post-game ringing of the bell to newcomer Alec Burks. In only his second game in a new uniform, Burks […] The post VIDEO: Sixers’ Joel Embiid defers postgame ‘bell ringing’ gesture to Alec Burks after win vs. Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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