It’s no secret that the Philadelphia 76ers star has a thing for the pop star, and on Tuesday he got a chance to make a pitch directly to a good friend of Rihanna’s. The Process certainly shot his shot, too.
The Joel Embiid recovery tour included a stop at ESPN’s upfront event on Tuesday, where the network debuts its plans for the season and announces big changes to its programming.
Wearing a bright red suit, Embiid took the stage for a Michael Smith/Jemele Hill segment to promote their edition of SportsCenter called The Six. The two hosts took their spots at a makeshift bar area and asked Embiid questions about his injury and, eventually, his love life.