Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid Center, Prof. NBA MVP Filter So far this season, he’s not been happy with the way Los Angeles Lakers Superstar LeBron James You missed him during a match between the two teams on Wednesday evening.
During the middle of the third quarter, he led Embiid into the cordon and attempted to submerge it after making his way past Lakers Center Mark Gasol. James climbed and pushed Empiid with both hands, causing him to fall hard and frown in pain.
James is tagged with a blatantly hateful call, and Embiid manages to stay in the game, but then, Embiid expresses his displeasure.
“First of all, I mean, look at it, it’s a very dangerous play,” Ambed said. Via ESPN. “I guarantee to you that if it were me, I might have been kicked out of the game, which has happened in the past with blatant mistakes made for nothing.”
One minute later, Embiid was scored as a scandalous foul when he hit Lakers striker Anthony Davis. Embiid didn’t seem to agree to the call, especially after how hard James’s mistake was.
“When you compare that to what I got, which I thought I didn’t really hit, I didn’t put it in his hand,” he said. “I might have touched him, but I don’t think he deserves it so blatantly, if you were to compare these two.”
Embiid finished with 28 points, six rebounds, four assists and two blocks for Team Sixers in a 107-106 victory over the NBA champions. His performance boosted his chances of competing for the NBA MVP and established Philadelphia as the legitimate contender in the Eastern Conference.