Embiid’s involuntary punch on Lonzo Ball

Joël Embiid struck a nice right to Lonzo Ball during the NBA game won on the night of Saturday to Sunday by Philadelphia against Chicago (114-105). If the pivot of the Sixers did not do it on purpose, he was sanctioned by the referees for his gesture.

Here is one who must not have missed a beat in the spectacular boxing fight between Saul « Canelo » Alvarez and Caleb Plant to unify the WBC-WBA-WBO and IBF titles. A few hours before the big duel in Las Vegas, Joël Embiid involuntarily paid a tribute to the two champions during the NBA game between Philadelphia and Chicago.

If the Sixers of the Cameroonian pivot signed a great victory during this shock of the Eastern Conference (114-105), the 27-year-old star was especially illustrated with a beautiful right attacked to Lonzo Ball a few seconds from the end of the second quarter.

Embiid sanctioned but author of a big match

In the lead with nine lengths in advance, the pivot enraged after a loss of ball in a movement towards the basket of the Bulls. Furious at himself, “JoJo” threw his point in the air in annoyance. But what the 2m13 giant hadn’t seen was the arrival of Lonzo Ball behind him.

If the leader of Chicago received a nice punch, he did not finish KO. The Cameroonian’s fist does not touch his opponent in the jaw. The punch was very present for « The Process », the precision a little less for the one who finally suffered a technical foul against him. Surprised to be sanctioned for his involuntary gesture, Joël Embiid finally managed to recover and end the game with a double-double (30 points and 15 rebounds) in order to guide Philadelphia to a great success which secures the first place in the East. of the Sixers.

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