Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid’s big game on Friday has fueled his MVP candidacy, and it has certainly helped him that Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets lost to the San Antonio Spurs.

Embiid came up big for the Sixers to beat the Portland Trail Blazers, even banking the game-winner with 1.1 second left for Philly’s 120-119 win. Meanwhile, Jokic couldn’t have an uglier day, as his triple-double wasn’t even enough to help the Nuggets take down Spurs.

Jokic and the Nuggets got trolled big time for the loss, with many calling them fraudsters that just got exposed. Embiid supporters and NBA fans in general piled more misery on Jokic after Friday’s slate of games, with many saying that the Sixers big man is the true MVP of the season.

I’m sorry but if you think Nikola Jokic is a better player than Joel Embiid then that sucks for you,” one commenter wrote.

Another Twitter user said, “On the same night Nikola Jokic lost to the 17-49 Spurs, Joel Embiid hit a fadeaway game winner for points 38 and 39, overcoming a 21 point deficit. But you tell me who the MVP is.”

“Yes. Nikola Jokic is a bit overrated, MVP should be a player who dominates both sides of the floor and Joel Embiid is that GUY. If Nikola Jokic wins the MVP this year then this league is cooked,” a third Jokic critic added.

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It remains to be seen who’ll actually win MVP, but clearly, the battle between Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic is getting more interesting as the season enters its final stretch of games.