Joel Embiid has funny response to angry Eagles fans

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Joel Embiid has funny response to angry Eagles fans

Joel Embiid had a funny response to angry Philadelphia Eagles fans on Thursday night.

a close up of Joel Embiid© Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

Despite being a star for the 76ers, Embiid was rooting for the Green Bay Packers rather than the Eagles when the two teams met Thursday. He received thousands of negative responses from Sixers fans and knew how to respond.

He posted a photo of Mike Scott looking tough and joked he was going to send his teammate after the fans:

There’s an added layer to the joke. Scott was born in Virginia and is a Washington fan. He got into a fight with some Eagles fans during the opener between the squads, so he and Embiid share that in common: they both have upset Eagles fans this season.

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a group of people sitting in front of a crowd: Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones (33) points to the sky as he celebrates scoring a touchdown with fans against Philadelphia Eagles during the first quarter at Lambeau Field on September 26, 2019.