Sixers’ Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons embracing partnership

DETROIT — The perception was that the pairing of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid was toxic. Nothing about the two 76ers All-Stars appeared to fit. Not their games. Not their personalities. Nothing. They were perceived to be the NBA’s version of oil and water. Yet, you would not know that by watching the two interact this season. “Not that the previous years we haven’t been on the court very close, but this year has just been different,” Embiid said. “I can’t even explain it. He’s just been different. I love playing with him and I’m sure he loves playing with me, too. I don’t know how to explain it…

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