“Now we know why Michael Jordan showed up”: Fans react to Joel Embiid and other members of Team Durant gambling before the All-Star game

Read and know more about Team Durant's locker room club as Joel Embiid, Trae Young, Jayson Tatum and others play a game of cards before the All-Star Game.

Team Durant and Michael Jordan
Team Durant and Michael Jordan

Joel Embiid, Devin Booker, Jayson Tatum, Zach LaVine and Trae Young were seen gambling before the All-Star Game at Team Durant’s locker room. As they play a game of cards with some money on line since the table has some Dollars on it while Joel Embiid shuffled the deck of cards and dealt it to his teammates. The winner of the rally isn’t out yet but everyone waits on the results of the game as the clip of it stands viral on the internet.

It was a very unexpected ritual of Team Durant to play a game of cards just before the All-Star game against the stacked roster of Team LeBron. Which had Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James, DeMar DeRozan and many more. Many believe that was their pre-game activity to prepare themselves for going all in and out in the game. But that didn’t really happen as LeBron James once again got a dub in and for Cleveland as he closed it with a game-winner on Team Durant.

Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid

The game was closely contested and head to head where the final box score stands at 163-160 favoring Team LeBron. Joel Embiid and Stephen Curry (The MVP of the All-Star Game) took on the charge at the offensive end. As Joel grabbed 36 points, 4 assists and 10 rebounds while Stephen Curry dropped a 50-point bomb on Durant’s Team as he won it all shooting from downtown over their heads.

 The internet and NBA fans around are more interested in the card game as Team Durant enjoyed a good time gambling before they stepped on the court. Many even suggest having a card game as a part of the All-Star weekend where the two conferences would compete against each other with their best gamblers.

Team Durant and Team LeBron
Team LeBron and Team Durant

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Twitter reacts to Team Durant gambling before the All-Star Game

Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan

Fans enjoyed the little clip of Joel Embiid shuffling and dealing the cards to Devin Booker, Zach LaVine, Trae Young and Jayson Tatum. It didn’t take them long to criticize the card game for Team Durant’s loss as many blame it. Fans have also bought Michael Jordan in the conversation as he has some history with cards and gambling during his playing career and was also present in the same building. While they relate it to players in the 90s’ enjoying a game of cards on their Team-plane as a part of celebration after winning a game.

Twitter has thousands of reactions to offer. As fans have flooded the social media reacting to Team Durant’s locker room club. Many criticize the team and many appreciate their individual performances while taking shots at Michael Jordan. Find some of many such reactions posted on Twitter here below:

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