Joel Embiid

the outlet pass

The Problem with Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid in One Play

Philly is still outscoring opponents when the two are on the floor together, but they've still proved to be an awkward fit.
Michael Pina
1.11.19
Basketball

Late Night Twitter Sessions Are Bad for NBA Shooting Percentages

A new study was released today that says that there's a strong correlation between an NBA player tweeting after 11 PM and having a terrible game the next day.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.19.18
nba

The NBA Has No Idea What to Do with Joel Embiid

No longer held back by a minutes restriction or back-to-backs, the world's best center is showing all he's capable of. But how does he fit in a league that's increasingly decided on the perimeter?
Michael Pina
11.6.18
THE WAY WE BALL

Joel Embiid's Rise and the Prince that Fueled it

Before he was tweeting at Rihanna and owning the internet, Joel Embiid was just a lanky kid from Cameroon discovered by Luc Mbah a Moute. In the debut episode of our new series, The Way We Ball, we learn how that meeting shaped a basketball nation.
VICE Sports Staff
9.25.18
nba

Bryan Colangelo Out as 76ers President and GM for Twitter Scandal

The investigation could not conclude Colangelo himself was the one tweeting, but did find the "evidence supports the conclusion" that his wife was.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.7.18
the process

What's the Fallout From 76ers GM Bryan Colangelo's Burner Twitter Accounts?

The Philadelphia GM may have had as many as five accounts that he used to talk shit about players and coaches, and reveal sensitive information.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.30.18
NBA Dunk of the Week

NBA Dunk of the Week: Joel Embiid Fulfills Aron Baynes's Destiny

The Philadelphia 76ers big man welcomed Baynes into the storied club of mediocre white big men getting yoked on.
Corbin Smith
5.9.18
NBA playoffs

The Philadelphia 76ers Are in More Trouble Than You Think

Even if the Boston Celtics don't sweep them from the second round, what lies ahead in Philly may be far less certain than it seems.
Michael Pina
5.7.18
nba

Ben Simmons is Almost Perfect*

He's a lock for Rookie of the Year, but the Philadelphia 76ers point forward's one flaw has also forced the franchise to back away from its progressive offensive principals.
​Jared Dubin
2.12.18
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: 100 Games in, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant are a Supernova

Also, Joel Embiid's worst enemy, how Minnesota became a Top-Five team, Andre Drummond's inconsistent play, and my All-Star reserve picks.
Michael Pina
1.23.18
Basketball

LaVar Ball and Joel Embiid Quash Beef After Lakers Game

Maybe we were actually seeing LaVar at his best. And it's kind of nice.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.8.17
Basketball

Joel Embiid Visited Meek Mill in Prison

76ers co-owner Michael Rubin was also along for the ride.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.30.17
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