Embiid showing why he is Sixers’ gem
PHILADELPHIA >> It had been less than 48 hours since the 76ers had become newer, better and more complete, and Brett Brown was already prepared to call the most important play in his headcoaching career.
Finally fit with a starting five capable of matching up with any in the sport, he knew that it would work only with one stipulation. So it would be, essentially voluntarily, out loud and on TV that Brown ordered this entry pass: “Joel Embiid is still the crown jewel. Everybody should hear that.”
Everybody had to, including Tobias Harris and Jimmy Butler, including Ben Simmons and J.J. Redick, all of whom lack the
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