PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Joel Embiid is every sports fan dream.
He’s bigger, stronger, funnier, and more entertaining than just about all of his competition.
The 7’2″, 250-pound smooth-stroking center made looked impressive in his 13-minute preseason NBA debut on Tuesday night. Now, Embiid needs a nickname.
Fortunately, he’s embracing the perfect one: The Process.
Embiid has been saying “trust the process” in all of his interviews as well. The slogan is a reference to what Sixers fans created for the Sam Hinkie era, the team’s ex-general manager who had the vision to draft Embiid along with Dario Saric, Nerlens Noel, and Jahlil Okafor.
Hinkie is no longer here, but on Tuesday night, The Process was officially born.