By Jerry Wein

After he torched the Jazz and Rudy Gobert for 40 points and 19 rebounds, Sixers Joel Embiid got some things off his chest:

“According to [Inky’s] Keith Pompey I’m scared of (Gobert) and scared of top centers. As we saw tonight, it looked like I was very very scared of him (sarcasm), so keep talking.”

“Hopefully that can clear that up with Keith Pompey and [WIP’s] Howard Eskin. That’s his name, right? There you go.”