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Joel Embiid Receives Some Words Of Encouragement From An Unlikely Source After Loss To Lakers


The Process is going strong in Philly, but that doesn't mean it won't come without a bump in the road every now and then. Well, tonight was one of those nights. The 76ers lost to a young Laker team off a game-winning three by Brandon Ingram. It really was like a sucker punch in the jaw.

But interestingly enough, it's not necessarily just the game-winning that's catching some headlines tonight. Rather, it's something that happened when it was all over that's getting some spotlight too.

Joel Embiid, taking some time to chat with folks in the arena, ran into someone who gave some unusually solid encouragement: LaVar Ball. Have a listen:

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That's quite an interesting exchange considering how the two have treated each other in the public's eye. It's no secret to anyone that the two haven't exactly had nice things to say each over the course of the season.

Here, though, it looks like all love from the Ball father, and even Embiid too.

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