The Philadelphia 76ers eased past the Toronto Raptors 112-101 on Thursday to level the series at 3-3.
“I feel like if you’re going to decide to build around Joel Embiid, that means trading Ben Simmons,” Rose said Wednesday.
Embiid has been dealing with an upper respiratory infection and hasn't made as big of an impact for the 76ers in Games 4 and 5.
The Canadian rapper ruthlessly mocked Embiid and his trademark airplane celebration after the star center left Tuesday's Game 5 matchup.
Brett Brown defended Joel Embiid amid criticism of the Philadelphia 76ers star.
Embiid totaled 13 points and six rebounds on 5-of-10 shooting in Game 5. He scored 11 points on 2-of-7 shooting in Game 4.
We take a look at the stats from the Toronto Raptors' thrashing of the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA.
Toronto took control early, pushed its lead to 21 by halftime and pulled away from there to secure a 125-89 Game 5 win at Scotiabank Arena.
Embiid reportedly missed shootaround Tuesday morning and is dealing with an upper respiratory infection that kept him away from the team.
Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Joel Embiid was not feeling 100 per cent during Sunday's 101-96 defeat to the Toronto Raptors.