Joel Embiid says he’s the NBA’s top defensive player, “not to be cocky” or anything. Embiid’s massive block on a driving Damian Lillard punctuated the Sixers’ 101-81 win Wednesday night against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers. The big fella lead Philly with a 28 points, 12 rebounds and two swats. “It was just a regular block,” said Embiid, who finished with 28 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks. Embiid’s modest answer followed a bold claim.
Joel Embiid: ‘I’m the Best Defensive Player in the League’
SLAM Online | Nov 23