Explain: Draymond and Kevon finally stop Embiid in crunch time vs Sixers; Steph Curry seals deal
Saving the best defense for last
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Joel Embiid was unstoppable for most of the game, but eventually wore down and the Warriors stopped him in crunch-time of the Golden State Warriors - Philadelphia 76ers game 2023.03.25.PHI-GSW game.
The Warriors threw all kinds of defenses at Embiid from ever-changing tight double-teams to goalies waiting in the paint. But in crunch-time, the Warriors went with their best defense with Kevon Looney at the point of attack and Draymond Green lying in wait as the goalie in the paint.
Co-starring Jonathan Kuminga, Steph Curry, Jordan Poole, and JaMychal Green. With Tyrese Maxey and Georges Niang.
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Just seeing that GPII is listed as probable for the game tomorrow.
Oh and the Dubs had 8 turnovers in the first half & just 3 in the 2nd.