After the game, Embiid wasn't done talking, saying of Drummond "I feel like I own a lot of real estate in his head". The Milwaukee Bucks did the bulk of their damage in the 2nd quarter, posting an astounding 49 points during the 12-minute interval, with the momentum riding high on their shoulders.
As our Drew Packham pointed out in the latest About Last Night filing, the two big men were going at each other all game. "It's a big win, but we've got to move on". He only averages more points against the Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers.
Antetokounmpo's tough driving layup and subsequent free throw increased the Bucks' lead to 105-90 with 6:46 left.More news: Meghan beats her husband Prince Harry at 'welly wanging' in New Zealand
"Some of us tried to stop him, and he just had an wonderful day", said Dario Saric, who scored 14 points for Philly.
Embiid couldn't convert on a 3-point attempt at the buzzer, so the Pistons had the last laugh, though ironically enough Griffin's bucket shouldn't have counted due to a missed call.
The anti-flopping rules went into effect at the beginning of the 2012-13 National Basketball Association season in an effort to cut back on players "flopping" to draw foul calls.
Drummond and Embiid's rivalry dates back to past year after the two went back and forth taking jabs at each other so it's not surprising to see that rivalry spark up again. Despite shooting 5-16 from the field, Saric had 14 points, eight rebounds, and five assists.More news: Everton left to rue missed chances and refereeing injustice against fortunate United
Jackson had 23 points and Ish Smith scored 21 for the Pistons.
Andre Drummond got ejected on Monday after this incident with Joel Embiid.
With Simmons out, Brown chose to go with T.J. McConnell at the point to finish Saturday's game instead of Markelle Fultz.
The two teams meet again in Philadelphia is just two weeks.More news: Charges filed against suspected synagogue gunman
The Bucks come in 4-0 after whipping Philadelphia Friday and are led by MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo, who had a triple-double in the game.