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I literally cannot, ahem, process what I just saw.

Joel Embiid finished with 22 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, a block, and 18 free throw attempts in 14 minutes during a preseason rout of the Brooklyn Nets. I don’t have the brain capacity to write a proper lede - I’m literally unable to come up with the words to sufficiently describe how amazing Embiid played. It was like a fever dream.

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No Chris Paul, no problem.

The Houston Rockets continue to look good in the preseason, as they handled the New York Knicks with relative ease, despite Chris Paul’s absence with a sore shoulder. In a game that ended up essentially as a regular season dress rehearsal, the Rockets simply had too much firepower for a Knicks squad playing without Kristaps Porzingis.

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