Daryl Morey is taking issue with the Boston sports media.

After Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid, a leading candidate for NBA MVP this season, didn’t earn a nod as a starter for the upcoming NBA All-Star Game, the Sixers’ president quickly pointed blame in another direction.

Morey joined Philly sports radio host Anthony Gargano Friday morning on 97.5 The Fanatic and, without hesitation, the 76ers president took aim at Boston media for keeping Embiid off the All-Star starting lineup.

“Joel Embiid completely hosed once again,” Morey said. “This time, to your point, the perpetrators of the crime were the shameless media, who most of them have recused themselves because they don’t wanna vote on something that affects players’ paychecks.”

“But the shameless Boston media is way over-represented,” Morey continued. “They haven’t recused themselves and they shoved Joel low enough so that he’s not an All-Star starter. It’s crazy.”

Both Embiid and Jayson Tatum were very well deserving of being in the All-Star starting lineup, but only Tatum received a nod for the Eastern Conference, along with Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Donovan Mitchell, and Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The NBA world had plenty to say about Morey’s latest comments, which shouldn’t come as a surprise. 

[97.5 The Fanatic, Awful Announcing]

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