Joel Embiid Takes Shots at Karl-Anthony Towns and His Mom On Instagram After Fight

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Minnesota Timberwolves v Philadelphia 76ers
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Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns had a physical altercation during Wednesday night's Philadelphia 76ers - Minnesota Timberwolves game. They both got tossed. Ben Simmons put Towns in a choke hold. Embiid fired up the crowd. It was a whole thing. Being the NBA, it didn't end there. Embidd took the fight to Instagram after the game.

This might be Emiid's masterpiece. He shouted out former teammate Jimmy Butler who infamously dominated a Timberwolves practice with the third-stringers. He called himself a lion and said a "cat" pulled on him. And he talked about KAT's mother. If you missed it, yes, she was literally going after Embiid as he walked to the tunnel.

Embiid celebrating the ejection is one of those heat of the moment things. Reveling in it on social media is pure Embiid. After he put a finger in Towns' eye. His performance online is somehow stronger than it is on the court.