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JJ Redick released a 15-minute documentary chronicling his free agency experience

JJ Redick released a 15-minute documentary chronicling his free agency experience

The richest new Sixers player, JJ Redick, made his return to podcasting Wednesday for the Uninterrupted.

Redick spoke at length about his unique journey through free agency and we documented many of his thoughts after he signed here, but Thursday he released a mini documentary that follows him during the whole free agency ordeal. Perhaps to the delight of Joel Embiid fans, it's titled "The Process with JJ Redick."

It's again produced by LeBron James' media company, UNINTERRUPTED, and tracks Redick from his final game in LA, to his moving into his Brooklyn home with his wife, to chatting candidly with his agent about destinations, to finally ending up with the Sixers.

It's edited well and he speaks pretty openly about his feelings and tough decisions and how they all weigh on his family.

JJ puts a percentage on the factors that weigh into his final decision: 30% winning, 30% salary, 30% fit or enjoyment of playing, 10% looking out for his family and their lifestyle.

Sadly, the real meaty parts, like his meeting with the Sixers in Camden, aren't shown (at his request). So you don't really get a great look at those pivotal moments.

When he asks his wife to rank the cities of Brooklyn, Miami, and Philadelphia in 1-2-3 order, she responds "Brooklyn. Brooklyn. Brooklyn." (They already had a home there.)

It's a fun, quick 15 minutes. My biggest takeaway? Adidas makes some pretty sweet casual wear.

You can watch the full 15-minute mini doc below.

Joel Embiid expects 90 percent of his tweets to go viral

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Joel Embiid expects 90 percent of his tweets to go viral

One of the things that I love about Joel Embiid is the fact that it seems like every day we find another reason to love him even more.

Today's entry comes from a profile in GQ magazine in which he talks about plenty of things. But it was one of the first things he was asked about his Twitter account that had me rolling once again.

How do you find out if one of [your tweet] has gone viral, then?

Joel: I think 90 percent of them [will be viral]. That’s the expectation.

Amazing. The thing is, I don't know if he's giving himself enough credit. ONLY 90%????

Oh, and he subscribes to the Jah Rule school of thought: WHO CARES?

"Then I had so much time, too, because I missed that whole year and the second year after, so I didn’t have anything to do," Embiid said. "[I’d] just go on social media and converse with fans, make crazy jokes, and tweet crazy stuff because I don’t care. I say whatever I want to."

His critique of other players' boring Twitter accounts is also incredibly on point:

What do you mean some guys are always tweeting the same thing?

Joel: Bullshit like, “Game Day!” “It’s a great game.” I don’t know. They’re all the same. It’s boring.

Amen.

The whole Q&A is worth any Sixers fan's time just to get to know a little more about Jojo. Be happy he's ours. And pray he stays healthy so he can take his game on the court to the same level as his game off of it.

Eagles-hater Pete Morelli allowed to referee future Birds' games

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Eagles-hater Pete Morelli allowed to referee future Birds' games

If you like penalties and hate the Eagles, you clicked on the right story.

Alleged Eagles hater Pete Morelli will be allowed to referee future Birds' games after the league found no signs of bias towards the Eagles. 

How's this for bias? In a Week 6 win over the Panthers, the Eagles were flagged 10 times for 126 yards. Compare that to the Panthers' one penalty for one yard and you see the problem.

But it wasn't the first time Morelli got flag-happy against the Eagles. In Morelli's last 4 Eagles' games — all away from the Linc — his crew has thrown 40 penalties for 396 yards to opponents' eight penalties for 74 yards. I'm not a numbers guy, but something seems off here.

In true Philly sports fashion, the Eagles will now reach the Super Bowl where Morelli and Co. will be waiting to rain yellow on the field, leading to an Andy Reid-led Chiefs' victory where Reid orchestrates an efficient two-minute game-winning drive, perfectly utilizing all three timeouts.