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Watch: Joel Embiid flips out after being told he cannot play OT due to minutes restriction

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Joel Embiid is one of the most popular players in the NBA today thanks to a combination of immense talent and a must-see social media presence.

After his first two years in the league were plagued with injury issues, Embiid finally started his Sixers career this season and has been in impressive form.

The self-proclaimed Process has been averaging 17.8 points a game, 7.6 rebounds and 2.4 blocks, too.

The 22-year-old has inspired Philly to four wins this season already, nearly halfway to their grand total of 10 victories last season.

However, when the Sixers were within a whisker of making that five wins for the season as they were tied with the Memphis Grizzlies 91-91 and heading for overtime, the Cameroonian center lost his cool.

A Sixers team doctor told Embiid that he would not be allowed to take to the floor in overtime and the pivot was far from happy.

He had a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds at that point, as well as three blocks to his name.

But after already playing 27 minutes, the Sixers refused to compromise their strict minutes restriction on the injury-plagued star.

Embiid reacted by violently kicking a chair in frustration and to make it worse, the Grizzlies went on to win 104-99.

Man, we wouldn't want to be that chair.

Topics:
NBA
Joel Embiid
Philadelphia Sixers
Atlantic Division
Eastern Conference
Memphis Grizzlies
Southwest Division
Western Conference
Allen Iverson

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