Last season, then-Indiana Pacers assistant coach Dan Burke wasn’t much of a fan of Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid. These days, however, Embiid said things are a lot different, for one big reason: They’re now on the same team. “It’s easy to say stuff when you’re playing against somebody,” Embiid said with a smile after Thursday’s practice. “I’m sure no one likes to play against me, because all I do is I either score or get fouled. I know the rules and stuff, I just take advantage, I play my game based on that. If someone wants to reach, I’m going to get fouled and I’m going to get to the free throw line.
May 22, 2022 | 2:29 pm EDT Update
Jay King: Grant Williams: “Sometimes I feel like we get sped up in a sense of aggressiveness.” He said the Celtics need to have better offensive execution and need to be more locked in on that side of the ball.