This third-quarter dunk attempt versus the Knicks is one that Embiid probably wants to wash from his memory.
Thankfully, Embiid bounced right back up, and in his defense, he suffered a sprained ankle in the first half, so maybe his hops aren’t all the way back yet.
In any case, this might not save him from #Shaqtin.
Singh repeatedly described his desire to help open doors back home. His role in this process is not to be the Yao Ming of India, though. He probably isn’t good enough 鈥?Yao was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft and possessed a set of skills that translated to him winning Sporting News Rookie of the Year. (He finished second in a close vote to Amar’e Stoudemire for the NBA’s official Rookie of the Year Award.)
Instead, Singh can hope to be India’s Wang Zhizhi. The 7-foot center was the first Chinese player to reach the NBA, two seasons before Yao. Wang managed a five-season NBA career, playing for the Mavericks (under Cuban and general manager Donnie Nelson), Clippers and Heat. He then returned to China and concluded his lengthy, decorated playing career last season.
Kellyanne Conway the other day said that he wasn’t really making fun of that handicapped person. It’s beyond, it’s incredible. It just really makes you wonder how far would someone go to actually cover for somebody that much. The comment was well you have to look in his heart, you don’t know what’s in his heart. He wouldn’t do that. Well, no, he did it. And all the things that he said during that time, if our children would’ve said it we’d a grounded him for six months. Without a doubt. But we ignore all that because, because why? That says something about all of us and that’s what’s dangerous, or that’s what scares the hell out of me to this day. It makes me uneasy.