Richard Jefferson Didn’t Appreciate Joel Embiid Taunting Him After An And1
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In just 25 minutes on Sunday, Joel Embiid scored a team-high 22 points, grabbed 9 boards, dished out 4 assists, blocked 3 shots, hit 3 of 4 from downtown and really pissed off Richard Jefferson.
Late in the first quarter, after scoring on an and-1, Embiid taunted Jefferson as he sat on the ground. The vet didn’t appreciate the rookie’s actions, got up and said a mouthful.
According to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, Jefferson said after the game it was a “misunderstanding” and that he “squashed whatever beef he had momentarily with Joel Embiid” and is a “fan of his talent.”