“Ben Stiller Clashes with Richard Jefferson Over Joel Embiid Calls During Knicks Game”

In the midst of Game 4 of the first-round series between the Knicks and the 76ers, actor, comedian, and Knicks enthusiast Ben Stiller took aim at former NBA player turned ABC analyst Richard Jefferson.

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Stiller directed some pointed sarcasm at Jefferson during the game, suggesting that Jefferson claimed Joel Embiid wasn’t getting calls and wasn’t committing fouls. However, Jefferson quickly responded to Stiller’s tweet, clarifying his actual remarks during the broadcast.

The contentious exchange stemmed from Joel Embiid physical play during the series, which drew the ire of Knicks fans. Stiller accused Embiid of benefiting from favorable calls from the referees, especially referencing a particular foul incident involving Batum.

Jefferson defended his analysis, asserting that Embiid, as a reigning MVP, naturally receives favorable calls from the referees. The back-and-forth continued, with Jefferson further elaborating on the play in question and Stiller reaffirming his perspective on the matter.

This clash between Stiller and Jefferson adds another layer of drama to the heated playoff series between the Knicks and the 76ers. It also highlights the passion and engagement of celebrity fans like Stiller, who aren’t afraid to voice their opinions on the game.

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