Antetokounmpo was chosen as an All-Star captain on Thursday and mentioned he plans to make use of his draft powers to deliver Westbrook and Embiid collectively on one crew.
“It’s all about love — I’m a lover, I’m not a fighter, that’s the way it goes, proper? — so I’m going to select Joel Embiid. If I can decide Joel Embiid and Russell Westbrook on the identical crew I’ll do it,” Antetokounmpo advised reporters.
In an exhilarating 117-115 win for the Thunder over the 76ers final weekend, Embiid and Westbrook had a bit dust-up late that carried into the locker rooms after the sport.
Russ and Embiid get into it each time they play 🍿 pic.twitter.com/klqbiDR9Ug
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 19, 2019
When requested about why Westbrook was so mad after Embiid fouled him on a quick break, the Philly heart answered: “I do not know why he was mad. I do not know … however he is all the time in his emotions.”
Westbrook, when requested if he and Embiid “have been cool,” answered: “F— no.”
Its looks like Antetokounmpo may have his work minimize out for him if he manages to get these two on the identical roster.