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:
Live on the bench to let y'all know who's getting cooked— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) February 18, 2017
Excellent. Thanks Joel.
One minute later, Embiid was ready to tell the internet who was getting thrown in the oven:
Dangelo cooking Sabonis— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) February 18, 2017
Yes. Yes he was:
D'Angelo with the step-back #BBVARisingStars ( : TNT) pic.twitter.com/XLSrv12RSy— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) February 18, 2017
Russell was impressive in the game, and as our own Anthony Irwin pointed out on Twitter:
Lakers roasting a Sabonis is nothing new tbh https://t.co/Ew6XcO7H2G— Silver Screen & Roll (@LakersSBN) February 18, 2017
No. No Russell is not:
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