“Dope, don’t tech them up” LeBron James gives honest reaction to Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid going at one another during Nets vs 76ers heated clash

NBA whiz LeBron James responds to Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid getting into a warmed contention during the Sixers-Nets game, calling it dope.

LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid
LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid

Thursday night’s Nets-76ers game has been really warmed, as many expected with the first matchup between the teams since they traded Ben Simmons and James Harden earlier in the year. Simmons, who has been hearing from Philly fans the entire day, still hasn’t made his season debut. Harden is playing, however, hasn’t been substantially more impactful, with 11 points on only 3-of-15 shooting. The other two stars in the matchup-Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid-have come up big, and after Embiid sent KD flying in the post, the two got into it, jawing this way and that.

Joel Embiid and Kevin Durant
Joel Embiid and Kevin Durant

The to and fro didn’t heighten beyond anything that can be described, and the refs didn’t intervene, which drew praise from one of the game’s biggest viewers, Lakers forward LeBron James.

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LeBron James reacts to Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid going at each other

The Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets turned up the intensity when Thursday’s marquee matchup began. There was a ton on the line in this challenge, and the retribution narrative for the Sixers and Nets just added more fuel to the fire. The lingering “hamburger” between Joel Embiid and Kevin Durant was on full display from the beginning also, and even Los Angeles Lakers whiz LeBron James was loving the action.

Embiid and Durant traded pleasantries right off the bat in the game after a physical play. Durant did not appear to appreciate Embiid going at his chest all set so KD began jawing at the Sixers big man. It’s basically impossible that Embiid was backing down so it brought about a warm second between the two geniuses.

It seems like King James additionally cannot contain his excitement for the Sixers-Nets challenge. The four-time champion has been in a few situations like these, especially when he joined the Miami Heat. Consequently, he knows the stuff to come on top during such anticipated games.

The Lakers genius took to Twitter, sharing his views on KD and Embiid exchanging words.

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James is taking in what the future held a performance for the eighth-place Nets up until this point, and keeping in mind that Embiid has dominated, Brooklyn’s stars have assisted them with jumping into a sizable final part lead.

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