Drummond signing brings back memories of beef with Embiid originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia
The Sixers reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with Andre Drummond on Tuesday, an unexpected move to find a backup center from President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey.
Drummond feels like an odd fit after Morey stressed the importance of finding a flexible big to play backup center, though we’ll see what the team has in mind. But the really strange fit seems like more of a chemistry question, because Drummond and Sixer superstar Joel Embiid have some hilariously contentious history with one another dating all the way back to 2018.
Allow me to jog your memory.
The beef started way back in 2017, when Embiid got the better of Drummond for the second time that season. He scored 25 to Drummond’s 14 and managed to get Drummond to foul out, at which point he