Joel Embiid
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Joel Embiid About

7-foot Cameroonian basketball player who was selected third overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the  Philadelphia 76ers . He was named to his first NBA All-Star Team in 2018. 

Joel Embiid Before Fame

He grew up playing volleyball and soccer and didn't start playing organized basketball until 2011, when he was 17 years old.

Joel Embiid Trivial Things

He played one season of college basketball at the  University of Kansas  before declaring early for the NBA.

Joel Embiid Family Life

His father, Thomas Embiid, was a competitive handball player and his mother's name is Christine.

Joel Embiid Associated With

He and Andrew Wiggins helped make up one of the strongest recruiting classes in the history of Kansas basketball.