WATCH: Joel Embiid shows Nikola Mirotic the ultimate disrespect after block

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Apr 8, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Injured Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) practices prior to a game against the New York Knicks at Wells Fargo Center. The New York Knicks won 109-102. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Joel Embiid is nothing if not a phenomenal entertainer.

On Friday night as the Philadelphia 76ers hosted the New Orleans Pelicans, Embiid made a tremendous play to block Nikola Mirotic’s shot. Then he showed his opponent the ultimate disrespect by doing a shimmy over him and signaling for him to head to the locker room.

That’s just filthy. That’s plain old rude behavior. And I cannot get enough of it.

Embiid is known for his trash talking. He’s become the NBA’s premier artist in this department. And like a fine wine, his craft appears to be getting better with age.