Joel Embiid feels that his current efficiencies, consisting of a 22- point display screen in the NBA All-Star Game, have actually shown he is the best player in the world.
Big guy Embiid is frequently maligned regardless of balancing 23.3 points and 12 rebounds per game this season, with his highly-talented Philadelphia 76 ers an underwhelming 5th in the Eastern Conference. the 25- year-old has actually had a big hand in Sixers wins either side of the All-Star break.
Ahead of the All-Star break, Embiid tallied 26 points and 9 rebounds as he starred together with Ben Simmons in a defeat of the Los Angeles Clippers. In his return, Embiid ended up with 39 points and 16 rebounds in an overtime success over the Brooklyn Nets. The win extended the 76 ers winning streak to 4 games.
In in between those 2 efficiencies, Embiid likewise handled 22 points and 10 rebounds for Team Giannis as he handled the best the Western Conference needed to use. It was this display screen in the All-Star Game that Embiid felt protected his location as the league’s elite entertainer.
“The All-Star game was fun, being there in the fourth quarter doing my thing at the end of the game,” he stated after beating the Nets.
“The game against the Clippers was a good starting spot, but the All-Star game was just proving that I’m here, I belong, being the best player in the world,” he stated. “And I just intend to keep coming out every single night and playing hard, just going out and trying to win a championship.”
Embiid will have the chance to support his claim on Saturday when the Sixers handle the first location Dollars and All-Star captain Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is on course for a second straight MVP award.
” We beat them quite bad in the first match [121-109 in December], they got us the last one [112-101 earlier this month],” Embiid stated. “So, it’s on us to go out there and try to beat them again.”