Joel Embiid is as fierce a rim protector as there is in the league.
Just ask Paul Millsap, who thought he had a wide-open lane for a highlight dunk and…
HOLY REJECTION, JOEL EMBIID.
He shows absolutely no mercy on Millsap! pic.twitter.com/ZsoQh8ZfC2
— NBC Sports Philadelphia (@NBCSPhilly) November 9, 2019
Embiid was up for this one – a little extra motivation going against the anointed Nikola Jokic. Midway through the fourth quarter Embiid led the Sixers in points and rebounds as they had a double-digit lead on the road.