Embiid on Drummond: 'I own real estate in his head'

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Blake Griffin scored a career-high 50 points, including a game-winning three-point play with 1.8 seconds left in overtime, and the Detroit Pistons edged the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 133-132 on Tuesday.

He even convinced the officials to hit Drummond with a second technical despite the obvious flop.

The two big men went back-and-forth at each other with Embiid dropping 33 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists and Drummond finishing with 14 points, 16 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks in their intense duel. Despite the fact that it appeared Embiid flopped, he was ecstatic, gesturing for the ref to toss Drummond, and taunting the crowd.

Embiid garnered attention after Tuesday's game when he said of Drummond, "I think I own a lot of real estate in his head".

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"That's why he got a technical foul", Embiid said of the incident in question. Glenn Robinson III, acquired as a free agent from IN, did not play after logging 33 minutes combined IN the first two games. "All I was doing was talking and playing basketball and trying to win the game". It's gotten to the point where Embiid openly claims that Drummond can't guard him.

After the game, Embiid gave his thoughts on Drummond, continuing his trash talk towards the Pistons big.

Andre Drummond had some last words for Joel Embiid as he left the floor, pointing angrily before exiting the arena. The Sixers, at the time, led 98-91.

It's an interesting question of whether this 3-0 start from the Pistons is a testament to Stan Van Gundy for acquiring most of these players or an indictment on him that they didn't play better before.

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