NBA playoffs 2019: Twitter reacts to 76ers looking at texts during loss to Nets

first_imgThe 76ers didn’t start the 2019 playoffs the way they wanted to.Philadelphia secured home-court advantage with a third-place finish in the Eastern Conference, but it was upset by the Nets 111-102 at home in the first game of the first round. To make matters worse, Joel Embiid and Amir Johnson appeared to be looking at texts on the bench during the fourth quarter of the contest. That better have been Rihanna.(via @espn)— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) April 13, 2019I use zoom and enhance to see what Amir Johnson was looking at on the Sixers bench— Oluwajomiloju (@JomiAdeniran) April 13, 2019Amir Johnson headed to the locker room minutes after the broadcast showed he and Joel Embiid going through a phone on the bench.— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) April 13, 2019Use of a cell phone on the bench is a violation of the NBA Operations Manual. Violation will result in a substantial fine and/or suspension.— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) April 13, 2019What Amir Johnson was showing Embiid on his phone 😭— Josiah Johnson (@KingJosiah54) April 13, 2019“What they saying about the upset?”— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 13, 2019Cmon Amir Johnson, a CELLPHONE on the bench?? You’re supposed to be an “ole head” on this Sixers team.. No EXCUSE…— Reggie Miller (@ReggieMillerTNT) April 13, 2019Amir Johnson got sent to the principal’s office 😂😂😂— Playoff PSOLZ (@theBSOLZ) April 13, 2019“Amir Johnson’s Text Message” is my new fantasy team name— Nathaniel Friedman (@freedarko) April 13, 2019Amir Johnson checking out texts on the bench during the game. What a joke. Even more shocking is that Johnson in his 14th season in the NBA.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) April 13, 2019 NBA playoffs 2019: 76ers fine Amir Johnson for looking at phone during Game 1 Here’s how Twitter reacted to this unusual sight during the NBA’s start the the postseason. Related Newslast_img read more