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Sixers comment on Mike Scott incident involving Eagles fans

Sixers comment on Mike Scott incident involving Eagles fans

The Sixers are not treating Mike Scott’s incident involving Eagles fans Sunday as a disciplinary matter at this time, a team spokesperson told NBC Sports Philadelphia.

The team discussed the incident with the veteran forward and reviewed the matter. Per the team spokesperson, Scott was accompanied by a member of the team’s security staff as is the protocol for any player attending a public event.

The Sixers also don’t think it’s fair to view this as a representation of the Philadelphia fan base.

This was an unfortunate and isolated incident, and it is no way representative of the Philadelphia fan base as a whole. This city has incredible fans and we appreciate their passion and support.

Scott, 31, signed a two-year deal with the Sixers this offseason. He was acquired before the trade deadline in the deal that also brought Tobias Harris and Boban Marjanovic to the Sixers. Scott became a fan favorite thanks to his emoji tattoos, toughness and completely unfiltered commentary.

A native of Newport News, Virginia, Scott grew up a Redskins fans and for weeks on social media talked about attending the Eagles’ tailgate in Washington gear. He’s done an extensive media tour this summer. He’s crashed a wedding and raced a fan among his many offseason activities.

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Matisse Thybulle, Jonah Bolden and T.J. McConnell are vacationing together during All-Star break

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Matisse Thybulle, Jonah Bolden and T.J. McConnell are vacationing together during All-Star break

Though the NBA All-Star festivities have officially come to an end, the Sixers aren’t set to play again for another three nights. When you’re an avid sports fan, that seems like an eternity.

What are Sixers fans supposed to do during this break while they wait for their favorite team to get back in action?

I suggest a daily dose of wholesome content.

Today's edition of wholesome content comes from a place of warmer weather, with Sixers old and new vacationing together.

That's right, Matisse Thybulle is currently on vacation with former Sixers T.J. McConnell and Jonah Bolden. The past and present of fan favorites have come together to enjoy the little break in their hectic schedules.

And by the look of things, they're definitely enjoying themselves with ... whatever they're doing here.

And when the players are on the court, fans care about their shoe choice  — so the same should apply off the court, right?

With that being said, Thybulle went with a white croc and is rockin' them. One might even say ... crockin' them. Yes, I actually wrote that.

Anyways, the Sixers are back in action Thursday night when they host the Nets. Then and only then will the bad puns stop ... maybe.

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The fun Joel Embiid-Ben Simmons moment you might've missed during All-Star Game in Chicago

The fun Joel Embiid-Ben Simmons moment you might've missed during All-Star Game in Chicago

There’s been a lot made of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons’ fit on the court. In the past, there have been rumblings of the pair not necessarily getting along off it.

During All-Star Weekend in Chicago, the pair seemed to get along swimmingly.

But there was this fun moment we likely all missed initially.

While it’s true that they’re very different people and may not be best friends, it seems like they have a mutual respect and admiration for one another.

Both players shined throughout the night. Simmons (17 points, six rebounds, five assists, two steals) put on a show during his first run, dunking everything in sight. Team Giannis basically ran their offense through Embiid (22 points, 10 rebounds, one ridiculous Dream Shake on LeBron) down the stretch.

Their chemistry appears to be growing. That could only help the Sixers as they look to go on a run in the final 27 games after the All-Star break.

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