Joel Embiid is famous for a great many things. He’s a very good basketball player, he’s the physical manifestation of a years-long process to turn the Sixers into contender, he’s a very good tweeter, and on Thursday afternoon, he became an All-Star for the first time. Not only that, but Embiid was named a starter in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game in his first appearance, which is no small feat.
This set off a chain of events, all regarding a bunch of tweets that Embiid sent when he first came into the league. Namely, everyone retweeted this one.
It is widely believed that Embiid was referring to Rihanna, mostly because the big man was not shy about the fact that he had a massive crush on the superstar.