Joel Embiid is really happy about the 76ers’ No. 1 pick

Wednesday May 18th, 2016

The Philadelphia 76ers won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night, taking home the No. 1 overall pick for the first time since 1996 when the team selected Allen Iverson. 

The No. 1 pick is a big win for the team’s management, a relief for the team’s beleaguered fans, and apparently, a big deal for former lottery pick Joel Embiid. Drafted No. 3 overall, Embiid has missed two seasons because of injuries, but his Twitter game is still in fine form, as he exhibited Tuesday night.

First, he let go a self-censored reaction.

Then he acknlowdged Dikembe Mutombo’s amazing psychic (or maybe not psychic?) powers with an incredible photoshop:

Finally, Embiid addressed reports of his love of Shirley Temples, a drink that allegedly caused Embiid to gain weight as he rehabbed his injuries.

If only Embiid was half as good on the court as he is on Twitter. Get well soon, Joel.

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