Jack Armstrong Apologizes for On-Air Comments About Joel Embiid

Raptors broadcaster Jack Armstrong has apologized for on-air comments that he made about 76ers Center Joel Embiid during a sequence that included the play that resulted in the MVP candidate sustaining an orbital fracture and concussion in Game 6 of the first round playoff series.

Armstrong issued the apology on Twitter Monday.

“I’d like to apologize for my late comments in Game 6 between the Sixers and Raptors regarding Joel Embiid,” he wrote. “I regret my in the moment reaction. Embiid is a terrific player who has had an MVP season and I wish him all the best for a speedy recovery and return to play soon!”

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