October 12, 2017
Former Kansas center Joel Embiid laughs while working with Philadelphia teammate Dario Saric in Allen Fieldhouse on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, during a Sixers practice.
A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed on a four-year, $196 million contract extension that will take the All-Star center through the 2026-27 season. Dan Gelston, The Associated Press
The one thing that Bill Self never could lay claim to during his Kansas tenure was coaching an NBA All-Star. That changed today when Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was voted to be a starter in this year’s NBA All-star game, Feb. 18 in the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The starters were announced on TNT’s NBA Tip-Off show.
Former Kansas center Joel Embiid has officially taken over the NBA and he's not afraid to let everyone know about it. But there's one man who saw it coming long before the player they now call The Process ever actually suited up for an NBA game. By Matt Tait
It had been three years, seven months and 18 days since he last played basketball in Allen Fieldhouse. So forgive former University of Kansas center Joel Embiid if he couldn’t recollect the most specific details of his home finale as a Jayhawk, while visiting the venue he loves Thursday afternoon with the rest of his Philadelphia 76ers teammates. By Benton Smith