Bryan Colangelo Burner Account Scandal: Joel Embiid Responds

Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid provided an instant reaction on Tuesday to a bombshell story detailing burner accounts from president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo that criticized players, coaches and executives.

In case you missed it, a report from The Ringer detailed a scandal born from a source's claims that Colangelo used Twitter as a platform to do the following:

  • Criticize NBA players, including Joel Embiid, Jahlil Okafor, and Nerlens Noel
  • Publicly debate the decisions of his own coaching staff, as well as critique former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie and Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri
  • Telegraph the 2017 trade in which the Sixers acquired the no. 1 overall pick that would become Markelle Fultz
  • Disclose nonpublic medical information about Okafor and gossip about Embiid and Fultz to members of the national and Philadelphia media

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