Joel Embiid

Daniel Theis contests a Joel Embiid shot
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Nick Friar
February 02, 2020 - 7:07 am
Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum did well against the Sixers, but the Celtics' handling of Joel Embiid on Saturday stood out most in Boston's win.
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Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum and Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
January 10, 2020 - 6:30 am
Even with Joel Embiid sidelined, the Celtics could not take care of the Sixers on Thursday.
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Joel Embiid tries to get by Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
January 08, 2020 - 1:11 pm
Joel Embiid suffered an injury on Monday that will keep him out of Thursday's game against Boston.
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Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
December 13, 2019 - 6:30 am
The Celtics put up a solid fight against the Sixers on Thursday — but some of their flaws were exposed in the loss.
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Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
July 16, 2019 - 12:24 am
Not even 12 hours after the Madden NFL 20 ratings were released on Monday, NBA 2K20 revealed its Top-20 player ratings — because the Association couldn’t let the NFL control the news cycle for too long. While the Patriots had two players receive 90-plus ratings — Tom Brady (96) and Stephon Gilmore...
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Sixers center Joel Embiid and Celtics forward Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 25, 2019 - 7:30 am
It’s still unclear who the mystery team is that’s reportedly pulling Al Horford away from the Celtics. The Mavericks were thought to be the favorite at one point. But when the report of a four-year, $112 million deal surfaced, Dallas made it clear they wouldn’t be the one to make that type of an...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
May 23, 2019 - 2:36 pm
A day after Marcus Smart made NBA All-Defensive First Team, Kyrie Irving has been named All-NBA Second Team. Irving is joined by Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, Warriors forward Kevin Durant, Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard and Sixers center Joel Embiid. Like the NBA All-Defensive Teams, the All-...
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Josue Pavon
March 21, 2019 - 1:36 am
The Celtics needed Marcus Smart. Philadelphia chipped away at a 15-point deficit in the second half of a 118-115 win over the Celtics when the momentum shifted in the third quarter, following an altercation between Smart and Sixers big man Joel Embiid. Smart was eventually ejected from the game...
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February 13, 2019 - 10:03 am
Joel Embiid had a decent game Tuesday night, finishing with 23 points and 14 rebounds in his Sixers' 112-109 loss to the Celtics. (For more on the C's win, click here.) But with just two seconds left Embiid chose to put back a Tobias Harris 3-pointer instead of kicking the ball out. The decision...
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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 9:20 am
Joel Embiid is one of the most intimidating forces in the NBA. The 7-foot center is dominant in the paint and often pulverizes the competition. But in the Celtics’ win over the Sixers Tuesday, the roles were reversed. Embiid was the one who got bullied. Boston won its season-opener against the...
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