'Knicks' Fans Take Over Wells Fargo Center, Celebrate Like It's MSG Following Win Over 76ers

The Knicks ensured themselves a Finals berth with their Game 4 victory, and their fans made their presence known throughout the game and in subsequent celebrations. In the latter, fans were seen mimicking their peers in Madison Square Garden after the team secured consecutive wins in New York.

Video footage posted to social media showed Knicks fans celebrating outside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia after their team won Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals against the 76ers.

The fans, some of whom were dressed in Knicks apparel, could be seen chanting “f–k Embiid” in reference to 76ers star Joel Embiid, jumping up and down, and replicating the celebrations that took place in Madison Square Garden after the Knicks claimed Games 1 and 2 of the series.

At the same time, Sixers fans lamented the presence of so many Knicks fans in their team's home arena, with one NBC Sports Philadelphia video producer describing it as the most takeover he had seen in his years covering games in the stadium.

Embiid, who scored 35 points in the losing effort, was not pleased with the turnout, saying: “Disappointing ... I love our fans. Think it’s unfortunate and I’m not calling them out, but it is disappointing.”

He added: “Obviously, you got a lot of Knicks fans and they’re down the road and I’ve never seen it, and I’ve been here for 10 years. Yeah, it kind of pisses me off, especially because Philly is considered a sports town. They’ve always shown up and I don’t think that should happen. Yeah. It’s not okay.”

The Knicks lead the best-of-seven series three games to one. Game 5 will be played in Philadelphia on Wednesday.

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