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NBA: Embiid does not have a grandmother: “I am capable of being Shaq, Nowitzki, Kobe or Jordan”


Joel Embid it’s been a while one of the best pvots in the NBA. Last season was in the race for the MVP and in the current one he will be back thanks to performances like the one he had against the Magic, scoring 50 points in just 27 minutes. After his portentous game, the player of the Sixers He did not hesitate to put his game through the roof, on a par with some of the greatest players in history.

Before the match, Tyrese Maxey I asked him, “Who are you going to be tonight? Shaq? dirk?” “I’m going to be Joel,” Embiid replied. “Go be Joel,’ I told him. And that’s what he did,” said his partner in the Sixers.

“I said I wanted to be me because sometimes when I want to, I’m able to be Shaq. [Shaquille O’Neal], I can also be Dirk [Nowitzki], Kobe [Bryant] or MJ [Michael Jordan] or any escort, really. I can shoot after bounce, shoot taking the ball from below, handle the ball… A combination of everything in attack”, analyzed the Cameroonian pvot who, as is often said before self-praise, he doesn’t have a grandmother.

The truth is that his season is outstanding. Average 28.0 points, 10.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists with 49.4% shooting from the field and 37.5% on triples. His quality, his versatility, his mobility are undeniable… He has many virtues, but with statements like the above, even after a great game, it seems that he lacks modesty.

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