T.J. McConnell came up with a steal late in the third quarter and found in transition Robert Covington, who went up with one hand and threw it down all over Michael Beasley. Enter Embiid, who demonstratively laughed in Beasley’s face after the poster, then pointed at him while getting back on defense.
Robert Covington punches one home in the face of Michael Beasley and Joel Embiid loves it pic.twitter.com/STTYV5Ww3q— Def Pen Hoops (@DefPenHoops) February 13, 2018
Officials assessed Embiid a technical, but that didn’t stop the seven-footer from raising his arms, stirring up applause from the Philly crowd. Here’s another look:
Gotta love Joel Embiid, man.