Matt Cord voice:

“A 7’2″ center from Kansas, Joel, The Process, Embiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiid”

You’d think by now everybody would know Joel Embiid’s nickname, but there are people out there who do not watch sports. One of them was a contestant on Jeopardy Wednesday night and tried to answer a Sixers question but failed spectacularly, resulting in this clip quickly going viral:

Alex Trebek: Joel Embiid in 2019 won the trademark for this nickname of his that also describes the 76ers strategy of improving the team.

Paul: What is do a 180?

Alex Trebek: Nope. Margaret or Mike?

Margaret and Mike also did not know the answer. Of course Embiid had fun with it, offering this on Twitter:

And this on Instagram:


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New year, New me!!! You can now call me JOEL “DO A 180” EMBIID

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Unfortunately Paul is no Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter, or James Holzhauer. Would those Jeopardy champions have gotten this answer correct? Probably. Those guys know everything.