— Zach Gelb (@ZachGelb) December 8, 2017
Amid the trash talk, lies a healthy respect and admiration from both parties that finally put to rest any ill-will between the 76ers star big man and the Ball Family.
After the 76ers home loss to the Lakers, Joel Embiid share a few minutes with the entire Ball family, but saved the biggest show of love for the family patriarch.
— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) December 8, 2017
Watch as Ball and Embiid embrace — with Pop Ball offering Embiid some sound advice and wisdom as well.