Joel Embiid Impresses In 1st Meeting Against Dwight Howard

Published on October 30th, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 1,314 views

Although the Hawks destroyed the 76ers by 32 on Saturday, rookie Joel Embiid gave 76ers fans plenty to cheer about. The 7’0 rookie started the game off with a 3-pointer and finished with 14 points, 2 rebounds, 2 blocks and a steal in just 15 minutes. He was also 5 of 9 from the field and 3 of 4 from the line.

Dwight Howard was decent on the defensive end with 3 blocks and 7 boards but was just 1 of 4 from the field and never attempted a free throw in 19 minutes. 1 of his 3 field goal misses was a layup rejected by Embiid.


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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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