Today on Straight Outta Vegas, RJ believes Joel Embiid making a statement against the Jazz before the All-Star break cements his place next to LeBron James in the hunt for the MVP.
Embiid and Simmons will be opponents in Sunday night's All-Star Game originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia For a third consecutive season, Sixers teammates Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons will be opponents in the NBA All-Star Game. And, also for a third straight season, Simmons is on the team of one of his mentors, LeBron James. On the TNT broadcast, James called Simmons “Mr.
He became just the sixth player in NBA history to record a triple-double in his first game against his former team, ably helping the Nets overcome the continued absence of Kevin Durant. As far as playing in Houston, a lot of mixed emotions with the fans, but I knew that was going to happen,” he said. I just wanted to come out here and give them a show.