Responding to a question about Embiid’s $10,000 fine for cursing about him, LaVar Ball offered this pearl of wisdom: “He get fined every time he say a cuss word. Like I said, his vocabulary is limited. I bet he can’t say ‘F you’ more than I can say it to him. ’Cause his a—’ll be broke. When you working for somebody, shut your mouth!”
“I’ll never forget that night,” Green told USA TODAY Sports. “That’s a big night in my life. It’s something that changed me. It’s something that woke me up. It’s something that taught me a lot, so I appreciate it. I’m not one of those guys who’s like bitter that something bad happens to me. I use it, take the lesson from it, and move on.
“You go through certain things in life, and you grow. You learn to appreciate different things. You just really learn from mistakes that you made. I think the most important thing is just growth, in (and of) itself, and just understanding what’s in front of you. Never making the same mistakes twice.”