But the refs in this game can't explain how Embiid has continued to struggle against Boston, especially with their starting center, Al Horford.
Embiid will likely receive a fine later Wednesday.
Were the refs bad?
"I used to get into it with him steady", McHale said as the broadcast came back from commercial. Technically, the Boston Celtics can look forward to making an offer for Anthony Davis in the offseason, since the trade deadline has officially gone by without the star big being dealt to Los Angeles.
"JJ and I were talking about a guy we knew", he said, "and I used a very unflattering, not nice term and it caught the air". I don't even think like that at all.
Kyrie is averaging 43.4 FanDuel points through 47 games, with 23.6 points, 4.9 rebounds, 6.9 assists, 1.6 steals, and 2.5 triples per contest.
And this is nothing new. The Celtics followed their highest-scoring half of the season with their lowest-scoring quarter and lost at home to a team from Los Angeles for the second straight time.
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Meghan has had a variety of late-night events this month - and despite being heavily pregnant, shows no sign of strain at all. She continued: "If you love me, as you tell the press you do, please stop". "I want nothing more than to sort this mess out.
But Horford has been uniquely suited to stopping Embiid for quite some time now. The Celtics guard is listed as day-to-day.
The Celtics suffered a brutal 112-123 loss against the Clippers on Saturday night.
The Celtics were in control of the game when Irving hurt his knee with about five minutes left in the second quarter while attempting to defend Garrett Temple at the top of the key.
The game was meant to be the Sixers coming to town and showing Boston who the new boss in the East is. Despite that run, everything feels just a bit off with the preseason favorite in the Eastern Conference.
Boston enters this game after two losses, which is a good sign for Philly.
"I watch all these other teams in the league, guys up on the bench, up on the court; they're doing stuff that looks like they're enjoying their teammate's success, they're enjoying everything and they're playing together".
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