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Sixers Twitter has good laugh at Bucks owner throwing shade at The Process

Sixers Twitter has good laugh at Bucks owner throwing shade at The Process

It's a joyous time for Process Trusters.

That's because the fruits of the Process Tree that Sam Hinkie planted the seeds for appear to be blooming this week. Bryan Colangelo is using the assets that Hinkie helped put in place to go out and get the No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft, presumably Markelle Fultz.

That's a pretty nice get. And when you put Fultz alongside other Process originals like Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Dario Saric, the Process seems to be heading in the right direction.

That's why it seems a bit curious for the owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, Wes Edens, to be calling out the Philly Process right now.

This line came today when the Bucks introduced Jon Horst as the team's new general manager, which is fine. I'm sure he's a competent and nice guy.

The Sixers had some fun with it though.

Edens was asked at the Horst introductory press conference about what he learned from the process of hiring Horst as GM.

"The guys in Philly like to talk about the process an awful lot, I'd rather talk about the results. I feel really good about the results on this. You can have your process but I mean... process may look like it's a little bit sloppy but at the end of the day it's the result that matters. We got the right guy for the job. There's not a lot of hand wringing about what we could have done diferently."

Just as a quick reminder, the Bucks got knocked out of the 2017 NBA playoffs in the first round and last won an NBA championship in 1971. So, the results haven't exactly been worth bragging about.

Yes, they do have Giannis Antetokounmpo which is enviable but I'm not sure what else the Bucks have to brag about. Not that either team has any real on-court success to brag about lately. But The Process appears to moving along just nicely.

Sixers fans enjoyed the Twitter clapback.

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.