In a battle of the future of the NBA, the Phildelphia 76ers came into Southern California to face the Los Angeles Lakers last night.
Fans across the nation could get a good look at “The Process” as well as what the young core in L.A. has been up to this season. What people got to witness is how good Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are, as well as get put on to the name Kyle Kuzma.
Embiid had a monster stat line, putting up 46 points, 15 rebounds, 7 assists and 7 blocks on the night. Simmons was one rebound shy of a triple double, dropping 18 points (second leading scorer in Philly on the night), dishing out 10 assists and getting 9 rebounds.
After the game, The Process was processing the shade at LaVar and Lonzo Ball, even though he said he meant no disrespect towards Zo. Look at the location on the Instagram post, though. He’s clearly throwing shots at Pops.
I like Lonzo’s game… no shots towards him #TrustIt
— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) November 16, 2017
Meanwhile, on the Lakers side of the Ball, Lonzo was benched yet, another fourth quarter, finishing the game with 2 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists. Kuzma and Brandon Ingram held down their own for the baby Lake Show, scoring career highs of 24 points and 26 points for each, respectively. Jordan Clarkson also came off the bench and scored 20.
Phildelphia is now 8-6 and having the best start since we can remember, while Los Angeles is looking like another lottery team at 6-9.