Philadelphia 76ers All Star heart Joel Embiid did not mince phrases after Wednesday evening’s 118-115 victory towards the Boston Celtics.
“I have been listening to that these guys can guard me higher than anybody else, so I needed to come out and present that I am essentially the most unstoppable participant within the league,” Embiid advised ESPN’s Cassidy Hubbarth after the sport.
Embiid had good purpose to be feeling himself after final evening’s win, as he led all scorers with 37 factors whereas grabbing a career-high 22 rebounds and doling out 4 assists. Not to say, he had a vital block on Kyrie Irving within the ultimate moments the sport that helped Philly safe their first victory the season towards the Celtics.
Naturally, Joel took to instagram after the sport to troll Terry Rozier, who had labeled him “lame” in an interview earlier within the week.
In 59 video games this season, the 25-year previous heart is averaging career-highs in factors, rebounds and assists this season, with 27.5, 13.eight and three.5, respectively. As a end result, the Sixers have cemented themselves because the three-seed within the Eastern Conference. With 10 video games remaining within the common season, Philly is 4 video games again the second-seed Toronto Raptors, and three video games up on the fourth place Indiana Pacers.
Up subsequent for the Sixers is a two-game street journey with stops in Atlanta and Orlando, adopted by a house recreation towards the Brooklyn Nets subsequent Thursday.