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Dennis Smith Jr. is not afraid to talk smack to Markelle Fultz's face

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Dennis Smith Jr. is not afraid to talk smack to Markelle Fultz's face

What's that one famous line from The Big Lebowski? "You're not wrong, Walter. You're just ..."

That's kind of how I feel after watching this clip of Dennis Smith Jr. talk some smack to our beloved Markelle Fultz.

The two were playing video games last week as part of some promotion and got into some (mostly) friendly banter.

Smith repeatedly hammers the Sixers about their losing ways.

"What's fun about losing games? Seriously, tell me what's fun about losing," Smith Jr. says. "What is fun about losing. Y'all ain't been doing nothing but losing. Y'all didn't even win a summer league game."

As Fultz correctly points out, "the season hasn't even started yet."

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Sixers players react to Gordon Hayward's horrific leg injury

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Sixers players react to Gordon Hayward's horrific leg injury

You absolutely hate to see it.

That's how the sports world felt Tuesday night when Celtics small forward Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome leg injury during the NBA opener against the Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena.

The injury, which is graphic, can be seen here. Hayward has been diagnosed with a fractured left ankle.

Instantly, an outpouring of support spread across the NBA.

Here is some reaction from Sixers players:

Eagles rookie Sidney Jones knows about tough injuries. He's recovering from a torn Achilles tendon.

And the terrible injury produced some powerful scenes and images.

Nolan Patrick shows his wizardry with through-the-legs pass for goal

Nolan Patrick shows his wizardry with through-the-legs pass for goal

We've heard so much about Nolan Patrick's vision and passing ability.

Now we know why.

Patrick on Tuesday delivered the first jaw-dropping highlight of his NHL career when he slickly dropped a pass through his legs for a trailing Dale Weise, who finished the play with the Flyers' fourth second-period goal of the night (see observations).

You can watch the play in the video above … and just, wow.

Patrick, only 19 years old, does it so naturally and without even looking — at all — in Weise's direction.

Some Flyers were seen on the bench smiling in amazement of the teenager.

And it probably won't be the only time.