But then, after his teammates came over to check on him, he leapt to his feet and attempted to sprint through them all to get at Embiid - who, for his part, looked confused as to what set off Westbrook. Westbrook took a few moments to get up, but when he did, he went straight after Embiid. Embiid made all three foul shots, tying it at 113, and Jimmy Butler's driving layup put Philadelphia in front with 6.9 seconds to go.
First, the relevant logistics: As of Thursday, Embiid had the third-most fan votes among Eastern Conference frontcourt players.
Discussing Embiid's foul, Westbrook told reporters: "I don't think he just landed on me".
Speaking to the media following Saturday's two-point loss, Embiid - who finished with 31 points - said: "I don't know why he [Westbrook] was mad, but he's always in his feelings".
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It was Oklahoma City's 19th consecutive win over the 76ers.
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"The Sixers haven't won against them in like 10, 11 years", Embiid said.
George answered by hitting two three-pointers and an alley-oop dunk to build the Thunder a 105-99 lead. Adams had 16 points and nine rebounds.
Embiid didn't show effects of the back soreness that had limited him in Thursday's win over in, leading Philadelphia with 31 points. Oklahoma City had 20 assists and 10 turnovers, compared to 28 assists and 17 turnovers for Philadelphia. He's averaging 27 points, 13.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game.