Joel Embiid was spotted dunking on pick-up basketball player in Philly

Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid was recently spotted at a public park playing pickup basketball, dunking on non-NBA sized players.

THIS IS NOT A DRILL. I just saw @JoelEmbiid dunking on some trash-talking fools in the park near Whole Foods on South St. #crying #sixers (cc: @SpikeEskin @Michael_Levin) pic.twitter.com/PFgqtUMcOT

— Felicia (@FeliciaRicci) May 26, 2018

Embiid, 24, was seen playing one-on-one against someone who was reportedly talking trash to the former No. 3 overall pick and Eastern Conference All-Star.

While the park goer did a fine job staying in front of him while he showed various dribble moves, the 7-footer eventually drove to the basket and then finished at the rim with a powerful dunk (much to the delight of those watching nearby).

Embiid is often spotted out in public in Philadelphia, but it’s certainly unusual (and awesome) to see him posterizing strangers.

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LaVar Ball blames Lakers’ training staff for Lonzo’s injury issues

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball was forced to miss time due to injuries last season, much to the dismay of his father LaVar Ball.

The organization was cautious with Lonzo’s injuries during his rookie year as he recovered from a sprained MCL in his knee as well as an issue with his shoulder. Several teammates were held out of games as they recovered from various injuries as well.

Josh Hart, who was also selected in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Lakers, fractured the fourth metacarpal in his left hand last season. Brandon Ingram also missed time due to a concussion, a groin injury and a knee injury. Kyle Kuzma suffered an ankle injury and Brook Lopez had an injured back.

LaVar, who recently spoke with HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy, is concerned about his son’s injuries. However, he seems to blame the Lakers’ head trainer Gunnar Peterson for the issues that

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Former 76ers GM Sam Hinkie is now working with NFL’s Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos recently worked with former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie as an analytics consultant for the team.

John Elway and the Broncos continue to embrace the use of analytics. Thursday, they welcomed former 76ers GM Sam Hinkie for a consult.

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— The Athletic (@TheAthleticDEN) May 25, 2018

According to a report, he was used to help the team use data to better improve their organization (via The Athletic):

“The former general manager and president of the Philadelphia 76ers spent Thursday consulting with the Broncos at their headquarters in Dove Valley, according to a source. He met with [John] Elway, along with the pro and college scouting staffs, spoke to Broncos director of football analytics Mitch Tanney and analyst Scott Flaska. He spent time with Mike Sullivan, the Broncos’ cap guru formally known as the director of football administration, and

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