It’s good to see Joel Embiid in better spirits.
I’m willing to bet most people would be maudlin and/or morose after suffering a broken orbital bone that requires surgery, but the Sixers’ 7’2″ center was back on social media last night with some self-deprecating humor:
I think we all know what this means. Joel comes back wearing a mask, picks the Sixers up off the mat, and they triumph in a round one, come-from-behind playoff series victory against Trevor Booker and the Indiana Pacers.
Embiid could go the conservative route with a secure and clear mask ala Kyrie Irving:
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Or, I think you can get a little more interesting, and maybe Embiid comes out of the tunnel with the Victor Oladipo Black Panther mask, yells “Wakanda Forever,” and then posterizes some poor fool:
(Photo Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)
Coggin wants to see him go Friday the 13th, a little Crystal Lake action on the basketball court:
I like it, looks pretty intimidating to me. Wouldn’t mind Joel play a little bit of ice hockey for the Flyers, too. Probably would be a better goaltender than Mrazek.
Since we’re having fun on a Friday afternoon, here are a few more options for Embiid to consider when he makes his return: Continue Reading