“Say the same thing about the Bulls or the Knicks”: Joel Embiid Casually Flexes Flawless Record After Improving to 8-0 in Los Angeles  

Advait Jajodia
|Published January 18, 2023

After going 1-1 in their recent 2-game homestand, the Philadelphia 76ers have had a great road trip so far. After defeating the Utah Jazz, Joel Embiid and co. flew to California to face both the Los Angeles franchises.

Philly’s trip to LA started on a great note as they grabbed a 113-112 win against LeBron James and the Lakers. Starting tonight’s clash with momentum on their side, Doc Rivers’ boys had a sensational overall performance against Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers.

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A contest that witnessed 9 lead changes and 9 ties eventually ended with the Pennsylvania-based franchise grabbing a 120-110 victory.

Joel Embiid improves to 8-0 when playing in Los Angeles

It was a huge night for JoJo. The Cameroonian played merely 33:15 minutes and ended up dropping 41 points along with 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 blocks.

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After the win on Sunday and tonight, the 7-footer has managed to improve his record to 8-0 when playing in Los Angeles.

Against LAL, Embiid is 4-0 at their home and averages 34.8 points, 11.8 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 blocks and 1 steal in those clashes.

Against LAC, the 5-time All-Star is 4-0 at their home and has put up 32 points, 13.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 2 blocks per game.

JoJo casually flexes his record against the Bulls & the Knicks

During the postgame interview, JoJo was made aware of his 8-0 record in the City of Angels.

As a response, the reigning scoring champ was not so subtle in bringing his flawless record against the Bulls & the Knicks to everyone’s notice.

Reporter: “After your win on Sunday and tonight, you are now 8-0 all-time in this building in games you’ve played against the Lakers and Clippers. What is it about this arena?”

Joel: “You can say the same thing about the Bulls or the Knicks. I got a good record against them too.”


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Joel holds on to an undefeated 6-0 record at the United Center. In that period, he is averaging 26.3 points and 11 rebounds. Whereas, at the MSG, Joel has suffered merely 1 loss over 9 occasions and has been putting up 27.3/10.9/2.4.

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Advait Jajodia

Advait Jajodia

A 20-year-old with a BBA degree specializing in marketing, Advait Jajodia is an NBA Editor at The SportsRush and a passionate basketball enthusiast. Advait has been immersed in the world of basketball since picking up a basketball at the age of 9. Excelling as a two-time national-level player, specifically as a point guard during the Golden State Warriors' dominant era, he draws inspiration from the electrifying style of Stephen Curry. Beyond the NBA, Advait finds joy in playing various sports, exploring intriguing conspiracy theories, and boosting his 2K rating to 99. He also holds admiration for athletes like Rafael Nadal, Virat Kohli, and Phil Foden, recognizing their exceptional skills.

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