It boiled over into a legitimate fight tonight.
The centers got tangled. Then, they started pushing. Then, the altercation evolved into a full-blown scrap with Towns even swinging on Embiid.
Both Towns and Embiid were obviously ejected. With his 76ers up 20 on the Timberwolves, Embiid – who laughed and shadow boxed to the exit – was clearly having more fun.
Serena Winters of NBC Sports Philadelphia: