Shaquille O'Neal Calls 76ers Joel Embiid Soft While He Breaks Down His Gameplay

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According to Shaquille O'Neal, Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid was 'Big Charmin' while playing the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night (Wednesday morning IST).

Written By Devika Pawar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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According to Shaquille O'Neal, Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid was 'Big Charmin' while playing the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night (Wednesday morning IST). O'Neal called Joel Embiid soft during his halftime segment on TNT while breaking down his game against the Bucks. Shaquille O'Neal also made a reference to Embiid's recent criticism towards the 76ers offensice approach and his altercation with their coach Brett Brown. 

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NBA 2019-20: Shaquille O'Neal calls 76ers Joel Embiid soft while he breaks down his gameplay vs Bucks

O'Neal called Joel Embiid soft with a capital 'T', while he pointed out the Canadian player was waiting for a foul while he tried to score with a bandage on his hand. He even used a bad foreign accent while he called out Joel Embiid. Embiid was 1-for-10 during the initial 24 minutes of the game. O'Neal even referred to Joel Embiid criticising the 76ers offence and his fight with their coach Brown. According to O'Neal, when a player goes 1-for-10, it is their own fault. 

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Bucks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 112-101, who suffered their fourth consecutive loss. Joel Embiid continued to score low during the second half, scoring only 19 points while shooting 6-for-16 from the field. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points and 20 rebounds for his team. The 76ers are currently at a 31-21 win-loss record. According to Joel Embiid stats on ESPN, he is averaging at 23 points and 12.3 rebounds per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. 

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