Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley aren’t known for mincing words and they didn’t disappoint Thursday night. Shaq was disappointed in Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid’s performance in the Sixers loss to the Milwaukee Bucks and referred to him as soft multiple times. At one point, using a baby voice to break down Embiid’s play on a specific possession. Barkley called the Sixers soft as well and called them, “The Cleveland Browns of the NBA,” referring to their abundance of talent but are mentally weak. SI’s media columnist Jimmy Traina reacts to the two hall-of-famers’ harsh critiques.
Joel Embiid to Receive MRI for a Left Shoulder Injury
Joel Embiid will receive an MRI to determine the extent of his left shoulder injury, which incurred during the first quarter of Wednesday’s game against the Cavaliers. This doesn’t bode well for the 76ers team, as Ben Simmons suffered a nerve impingement on Feb 22nd against the ...read more