Sixers’ Andre Drummond signing digs up his Joel Embiid beef

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

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Brooks Koepka reveals the origin of the Brooks-Bryson beef, per his view

CROMWELL, Conn. – The saga continues. 

While appearing on Tuesday morning’s SportsCenter, Brooks Koepka pointed the finger at Bryson DeChambeau as the one who started their rivalry. Then on Wednesday, just 30 minutes from ESPN’s Bristol campus, at TPC River Highlands, Koepka clarified what he views as the origin of their beef. 

“I thought it was just interesting when [DeChambeau] walked up to my caddie and told Ricky that if I had something to say, to say it to his face,” Koepka said at the Travelers Championship on Wednesday. “I thought that was kind of odd.”

Koepka: Bryson ‘went back on his word’

Koepka then added, “When we had that conversation (at the 2019 Northern Trust), we agreed on something and he went back on it. So, you know, if you’re going to go back on your word I don’t have much respect for that.” 

This goes back to January

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