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Unpacking Embiid’s Comments on Ben Simmons, Evaluating NBA Player Rankings, and Six Teams to Watch This Preseason

Verno and KOC break down Embiid unloading on Ben Simmons, SI’s NBA player rankings, and the three teams they’re looking forward to watching in preseason

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Happy Friday! Joel Embiid unloaded the clip in response to rumors that Ben Simmons is done playing with him, so Verno and KOC dissect the most interesting parts of Embiid’s statement (0:45). Then they talk about the ESPN and Sports Illustrated NBA player rankings for the 2020-21 season (26:35) and the three teams they’re looking forward to watching in preseason (36:30).

Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Associate Producer: Sasha Ashall

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