January 16 News Today, the 76ers won 113-112 in an away game
After the game, 76ers center Joel Embiid was interviewed.
Speaking of Russell Westbrook’s claim that he was fouled on the last play, Embiid said: “I don’t think I fouled him. It’s a confrontational round on both ends of the court. You could have done it on the other end.
Called the foul, his collision. So, it was consistent. I thought that was good defense and we won.”
“They push the ball in transition and he’s in front of me and I just wave the guys away. I believe I’m a great defender, so I believe I can guard anybody, especially in that kind of game.
Situation. He was actually unlucky because he lost the ball at one point, and since then, he kind of had nothing else going.
“Yeah, I’d say it was unlucky,” Embiid said.
In this game, Embiid played 36 minutes and scored 35 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists on 12 of 21 shots.