Embiid also cursed in a live television interview with NBC Sports Philadelphia after the game, when talking about where he stacks up with the best players in the world and around the league.
Embiid had a career-high 49 points in the win. He grabbed a rebound with 17.9 seconds to play in the fourth and could have broken the 50-point threshold when Huerter stole the ball from him and kept playing, despite the clock winding down in a blowout loss.
The fine also reflects his “multiple prior violations of acceptable on-court decorum,” the league said in a news release.
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