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Joel Embiid on Deandre Ayton: ‘He's About to Get His Ass Kicked This Year'

25 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

All-Star Joel Embiid is ready to welcome rookie Deandre Ayton to the League.
In an interview with ESPN's The Jump on Friday, Embiid said the 2018 No. 1 overall pick is “about to get his ass kicked this year.”
Ayton drew comparisons to Embiid around the draft, leading the Sixers big man to respond on Twitter:
Don't compare Ayton to me either... I play DEFENSE
- Joel Embiid June 22, 2018
“I was watching the draft and I kind of felt disrespected,” Embiid told ESPN, specifically calling out analyst Chauncey Billups. “is going to be good. But when you talk about ‘He looks like Joel Embiid,' I...
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Joel Embiid's words should motivate DeAndre Ayton this season

Joel Embiid's words should motivate DeAndre Ayton this season

25 days ago   |   By FanSided

Joel Embiid expects rookie DeAndre Ayton to struggle as he adjusts to the NBA, and Ayton should strive to prove him wrong. Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid has never really been a man of few words. He's always willing to speak his mind, no matter the situation. He didn't hold back while talking about...
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Joel Embiid says No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton 'about to get his ass kicked this year'

25 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Embiid praised Ayton's potential, but said the youngster has a lot of work to do
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