After a brief review, Smart was understandably given a flagrant-two foul and ejected from the game, while Embiid received a technical foul.
Two seconds later, after Boston inbounded the ball following the stoppage in play, Embiid caught Smart trying to go by him with what appeared to be an elbow into the left rib cage.
Coach Brad Stevens characterized the injury as a Grade 2 sprain. That's just part of it.
Messi hat trick guides Barcelona past Real Betis
Barcelona: Barcelona, which has also made it to the Copa del Rey final this year, is eyeing a three-trophy season. Messi added a second goal in stoppage time of the first half, doubling Barcelona's lead ahead of the break.
As observed by Rachel Nichols of ESPN, Embiid used the location of his post-game Instagram post to throw a not-so-subtle jab at Rozier and their rivals. "So, that energy was definitely good for us".
Using the Celtics, Raptors and Bucks as its measuring stick, Philadelphia has revamped its personnel numerous times throughout the 2018-19 campaign.
The Sixers' win and performance over the last six games will make it easy for fans to laugh off Rozier's latest trash talk, but he's certainly working hard to make his contribution to the Sixers-Celtics rivalry.
Embiid put up 37 points and 22 rebounds in a 118-115 win over the Boston Celtics in what was the game of the night.