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Nik Stauskas trolls Kings after Sixers pull off pick swap

Nik Stauskas trolls Kings after Sixers pull off pick swap

It happened.

The pick swap happened.

On a night hailed by many at XFINITY Live! as the end of the Sam Hinkie era, his legacy will continue to live on. Instead of picking fifth in the 2017 NBA draft, the Sixers will swap picks with the Sacramento Kings and select at No 3.

As part of a trade Hinkie made on July 10, 2015, the Sixers sent Artūras Gudaitis and Luka Mitrović to Sacramento for Nik Stauskas, Carl Landry, Jason Thompson, an unprotected 2019 first-round pick and the rights to swap first-round picks in 2016 and 2017.

Last year, the Sixers used their own pick at No. 1. This year, the Sixers drew the fifth spot and the Kings were drawn at No. 3 to invoke the pick swap.

When the swap became reality, Twitter went wild. That included the man at the center of the pick swap, Stauskas.

Asked about LeBron James after Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*

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Asked about LeBron James after Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*

Apparently, Kyrie Irving doesn't want to talk about LeBron James.

After the Celtics' win over the Sixers on Friday, a fan asked Irving, "Where's LeBron?"

Irving's response ... NSFW ...

WARNING: The video contains offensive language. But if that kind of thing doesn't bother you, you can watch it here.

Irving was asked about the incident by reporters Saturday.

So what he's basically saying is "sorry, not sorry."

With the video circulating on social media, expect Irving to hear from the league.

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.