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Ride Along: Joel Embiid Chugs Shirley Temples and Tweets Rihanna

We drove through Joel Embiid’s new home of Philadelphia while he broke down how he came to love basketball, his love for soda and social media, and why he looked so sad on draft night.

by VICE Sports
Jun 14 2016, 3:15pm

Joel Embiid was was supposed to be a star after entering the NBA from Kansas by way of Cameroon. But two years later he's yet to play due to various injuries. We drove through Embiid's new home of Philadelphia while he broke down how he came to love basketball, his love for soda and social media, and why he looked so sad on draft night.