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Lakers: Joel Embiid praises D’Angelo Russell while roasting Domantas Sabonis on Twitter

The Process trusts D’Angelo.

NBA: Rising Stars Challenge-U.S. vs World Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid is arguably more talented at using social media than he is on the court (and he’s pretty freaking amazing on the court).

Everyone’s favorite young center was unable to play in the Rising Stars game due to an injury the Sixers are being weird and shady about, but that left him able to offer some commentary on what was going on in the contest on Twitter:

Excellent. Thanks Joel.

One minute later, Embiid was ready to tell the internet who was getting thrown in the oven:

Yes. Yes he was:

Russell was impressive in the game, and as our own Anthony Irwin pointed out on Twitter:

No. No Russell is not:

Harrison Faigen is co-host of the Locked on Lakers podcast (subscribe here), and you can follow him on Twitter at @hmfaigen.

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