PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Joel Embiid is absolutely embracing his damage issues.
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A lot so, Embiid starred on this new Being A Rookie Sucks Jolly Rancher business, which ends with their slogan: “Carry on sucking.”
Embiid, 23, has performed simply 31 video games in three seasons. He missed his first two seasons after having again-to-again foot surgical procedures and is presently out for the season with a minor meniscus tear, which might require yet one more surgical procedure for the 7-2 middle from Cameroon.
“Whenever you’re nonetheless a rookie after you’ve been within the league for 3 years, it’s a must to belief the method and simply embrace it,” Embiid stated. “It’s nice working with Jolly Rancher – and poking enjoyable at my lengthy-lasting rookie standing. This new business is a enjoyable reminder that typically you’ve simply obtained to giggle at your self and embrace the stuff that sucks.”
Whereas he was on the courtroom this season, Embiid shortly confirmed the world his potential averaging 20.2 factors and seven.eight rebounds in 25.four minutes per recreation.