JOEL EMBIID

Sixers Say Joel Embiid’s ‘Reward’ For Rehab, Workouts Is Summer League

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.

JOEL EMBIID

Here’s Sixers Rookie Joel Embiid Throwing Down A Between-The-Legs Dunk With Frightening Ease

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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.

JOEL EMBIID

Brett Brown Thinks Joel Embiid Could Be Sixers’ Second-Best Shooter

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.

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Video: Joel Embiid Defends Nerlens Noel During Sixers Practice

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The Philadelphia 76ers aren't nearly as bad as casual NBA fans believe they are.

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Joel Embiid Says He Doesn’t Weigh 300 Pounds

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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.

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Ten Of The Most Entertaining Athletes On Social Media In 2014

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Here are the athletes who kept our attention on social media in 2014.

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Joel Embiid’s Reaction To The Sixers’ First Win Is Why We Love Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid continues to dominate Twitter like no other athletes before him.

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PHOTO: Joel Embiid Shows Off His Late September Holiday Cheer

This isn't exactly the portrait of a guy known for his sarcastic, gregarious social media persona.

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Joel Embiid Tweets Boneheaded Ray Rice Joke

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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).

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Joel Embiid Sends Twitter Direct Message To Try And Improve His NBA 2K15 Rating

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.

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Sixers Contingent Watches Saric In Spain; Brown Compares Him To Diaw

Young stars from the City of Brotherly Love's team are already living up to their town's moniker.

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Reviewing The Sam Hinkie Era In Philadelphia

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It seems as though Sam Hinkie is almost done stripping down the team he took over after the 2012-13 NBA season.

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Sixers GM, Sam Hinkie, Doesn’t Know If Joel Embiid Will Play Next Season

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By now we all know the story behind Joel Embiid's roller-coaster entry into the NBA.

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Tony Wroten Shows Out At Seattle Pro-Am, Checks In On Joel Embiid

The Philadelphia 76ers are not going to win many games next season.


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