Joel Embiid's playground game in Philadelphia is really disrespectful

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Joel Embiid is keeping his spending part of his offseason taking his game to the streets of Philadelphia.

The 76ers superstar recently played some pickup ball on a Philadelphia blacktop, and a handful of non-NBA caliber players relished the opportunity to play with the big man.

Some of the action was posted on Twitter.


Neither the considerably shorter defender nor the rim stood a chance on that play. But it would be pretty cool to be able to say you played with Embiid if getting dunked on isn’t one of your great fears in life.

Now this. … This is a completely different story.


That was disrespectful. That dude with the beard and blue shorts just got clowned to the tune of a ball off his forehead and a windmill dunk in his face. And it’s been posted on Twitter for all of the internet to mock.

The internet may not know his name, but his friends and family surely do. Was it worth it to play with Embiid to end up being that guy?

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Is playing basketball with an NBA superstar worth the cost of being humiliated in front of friends and on the internet? (AP)
Is playing basketball with an NBA superstar worth the cost of being humiliated in front of friends and on the internet? (AP)

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