Embiid: Role since Butler trade ‘frustrates me’

Sixers center Joel Embiid said he feels his offense has taken a hit since the team acquired Jimmy Butler last month, saying that being used as a stretch-5 “really frustrates me.”
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Why the Sixers believe Embiid, Simmons and Fultz are enough

With an unproven point guard, inexperienced GM and two completely different young superstars, how will the post-Process Sixers repay the trust?
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Under Armour Signs Embiid to Endorsement Deal

For Joel Embiid, his newly inked deal with Under Armour is going to be “bigger than just shoes.”
Turning aside other reported suitors including Puma and New Balance, the center for the Philadelphia 76ers instead opted for a five-year apparel and footwear endorsement deal with Under Armour. He had previously been sponsored by Adidas.
At Under Armour, Embiid joins Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, skier Lindsey Vonn, ballerina Misty Copeland and others. The terms of the deal were not disclosed but ESPN reported that the endorsement will make him the highest paid center in the NBA.
In a first-person account on Under Armour’s web site posted on Wednesday, Embiid wrote: “When I sat down with Under Armour, one of the first things we talked about was how this can be bigger than just shoes, bigger than just basketball. I want to help change people’s lives.
“Basketball has given me everything, but it has to be bigger than basketball. That was the first thing that I said to Under Armour, and they were behind it 100 percent. This isn’t about a shoe deal. I mean, listen…I’m gonna make sure they design some shoes as pretty as I am. Don’t

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Embiid assures 76ers have ‘a bright future’

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are confident that the 76ers are on the right path despite being eliminated by the Celtics.
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Joel Embiid Drops $12k on Booze, Parties with 76ers Co-Owner for 24th Bday Bash

Joel Embiid turned up in a BIG way for his 24th birthday — dropping 12 RACKS on alcohol and partying the night away with smokin’ hot models and 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin!! The boozy bday bash went down at LIV Nightclub at Fontainebleau…

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Westbrook gets last staredown against Embiid, Thunder walk away with eighth straight win

Even though Joel Embiid dunked on Russell Westbrook early, the reigning MVP won the battle late yet again to lead Oklahoma City past Philadelphia.
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Embiid defiant after Westbrook says ‘go home’

Joel Embiid was quick to respond after the Thunder’s Russell Westbrook waved him off the court and told him to “go home” following OKC’s win Friday night. Embiid told reporters, “This is my home. I ain’t going nowhere.”
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Joel Embiid Visits Meek Mill in Prison

Meek Mill kicked it with a VIP visitor — Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid … TMZ Sports has learned.  Meek being a famous Philly native, has become friends with Embiid, who’s now joining the public outcry against Meek’s 2 to 4…

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