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SportsSixers coach Brett Brown puts painful loss in context for Joel Embiid

06:40  13 may  2019
06:40  13 may  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

Embiid didn't sleep, required IV ahead of Game 4 loss to Raptors

Embiid didn't sleep, required IV ahead of Game 4 loss to Raptors Joel Embiid's lethargic performance in Sunday's Game 4 loss to the Toronto Raptors can be attributed to the Philadelphia 76ers All-Star once again being under the weather. Following the Sixers' 101-96 defeat at Wells Fargo Center, Embiid admitted he was vomiting, got little sleep, and required an IV at 6 a.m. ET, according to NBC Sports Philadelphia's Serena Winters. The 25-year-old center added his current illness is unrelated to the stomach flu that plagued him during Game 2. 76ers head coach Brett Brown confirmed during his postgame press conference that Embiid was sick and could have missed Game 4. "He just kind of willed his way through it.

As is often the case with Joel Embiid , the words impart a much harsher bite on paper and ink than they had sounded in real time as he spoke them. “I felt like I could have done more,” Embiid said after a 121-114 overtime loss to the Celtics on Christmas Day. “I didn’t get the ball.

The Sixers have something good with Joel Embiid , who has improved his skill and health over the Ben Golliver: I thought it was unconscionable that Sixers coach Brett Brown left Joel Embiid on They've already put the money on the table for him. What are they doing? Andrew Sharp: I'm glad you

Sixers coach Brett Brown puts painful loss in context for Joel Embiid© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

What do you say to your players when they've had their hearts ripped out in a devastating loss? Exactly what Brett Brown said.

Brown spoke after his Philadelphia 76ers lost 92-90 to the Toronto Raptors in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Sunday and offered a great message to Joel Embiid (who was crying) and his other players.

Losing on Kawhi Leonard’s shot that bounced on the rim four times before dropping through is as heartbreaking as it gets. Sometimes players need to experience the pain of losing to motivate them to work even harder and do even better. These tough losses make the journey even sweeter when you do break through. Look no further than these guys for proof of how to respond to a difficult loss.

Sixers' Simmons gets some revenge on Raptors' Leonard.
Sixers' Simmons gets some revenge on Raptors' Leonard

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