NBA Weekly Nov. 3

Game Highlights of the Week: By Chen Peng and Brenan Sri Philadelphia 76ers vs Minnesota Timberwolves: 117-95 (Monday) Quite possibly a strong candidate for Game of the Year, Monday’s matchup saw a brawl for the ages take place between superstar big men Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns. Not much has been said regarding the instigation of the fight but a factor that could have played into it would be the trash-talking personality and history of Embiid. The two big men took to social media and took jabs at each other after the game. All-Star forward Ben Simmons got into the scuffle himself as well, playing a controversial role as he was fighting while also separating the two. Luckily, he was able to avoid a suspension as the 76ers continued to roll over the Timberwolves, staying undefeated and atop the Eastern Conference. The Timberwolves could look for more efficient shooting, defensive tenacity and playmaking, apart from childish behaviour, to take their game to the next level. Players such as Towns and Andrew Wiggins, as well as youngsters Jarrett Culver and Josh Okogie, could learn from established veterans such as Jeff Teague in order to make the extra jump to make the playoffs in a loaded Western Conference.   Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors: 121-110 (Wednesday) Post-game, All-Star forward Draymond Green said “We’ve spent the bulk of 5 years beating...

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