This is the worst.
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This is the worst.
The Heat and Sixers both needed to lose tonight. Unfortunately, somebody had to win, and that sure as hell wasn't going to be the Sixers.
Joel Embiid is still doing dominant things in practice for the Sixers, like throwing down monster dunks.
Joel Embiid could be the piece that eventually propels the improving Philadelphia 76ers to respectability. It seems all but set in stone, though, that we won't get the chance to find out until next season.
The sidelined Philadelphia 76ers rookie makes this between-the-legs slam look frighteningly easy. Combined with the canny back-to-basket game he showed at Kansas and ever expanding shooting range, this exhibition of natural athleticism should have Philly fans salivating for Embiid to take the floor.
Success really does seem on the horizon for Brett Brown's team, a likelihood based on the young Sixers' improving in-game performance alone – basically, without factoring in the potential of injured rookie Joel Embiid. And considering Brown's recent boasts of his prized big man's skill level, it appears more obvious than ever that Embiid won't merely be a part of Philly's future, but go a long way towards making it, too.
The Philadelphia 76ers aren't nearly as bad as casual NBA fans believe they are.
After a report this weekend from the Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey said Joel Embiid had skipped training sessions and had swollen to close to 300 pounds, Embiid denied the excessive weight gain while his Sixers were in the Nation's Capital to play the Wizards in a Martin Luther King Day matinee today.
The Philadelphia 76ers selected Kansas center Joel Embiid with the No.
The Philadelphia 76ers beat the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers last night for their first home win since April 14.
Here are the athletes who kept our attention on social media in 2014.
Joel Embiid continues to dominate Twitter like no other athletes before him.
How we missed Joel Embiid.
This isn't exactly the portrait of a guy known for his sarcastic, gregarious social media persona.
Joel Embiid's eight-day Twitter hiatus is over.
We chronicled Joel Embiid's (successful.
Unfortunately, we have to write about the Ray Rice fiasco that's currently dominating water cooler conversations around the country while increasingly turning off fans to the horrific job NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has done in the wake of Rice's brutal punch of then-fiancé Janay Rice (neé Palmer).
Incoming Sixers rookie Joel Embiid has become something of a darling on Twitter, courting celebrity crushes AND NBA free agents while providing impromptu news fodder to those of us who can get a little stir crazy in the offseason.
Young stars from the City of Brotherly Love's team are already living up to their town's moniker.
It seems as though Sam Hinkie is almost done stripping down the team he took over after the 2012-13 NBA season.