NBA fans react to Joel Embiid realizing Victor Wembanyama is tall


The National Basketball Association (NBA) had a high entertainment factor on Monday night when the Philadelphia 76ers and the San Antonio Spurs fought each other. This was the first time that two of the most entertaining big men in the sport were able to compete against each other.

Immediately prior to the game, the current Most Valuable Player for the 76ers, Joel Embiid, had the opportunity to evaluate the rookie player for the Spurs, Victor Wembanyama.

Wembanyama was given a passing nudge by Embiid during the pregame warmups. Embiid was noticeably impressed by Wembanyama’s physical presence, which he recognized as being impressive.

Embiid’s emotions were also deemed to be humorous by fans, who added their own commentary to the entire experience. When it comes to the court, Wembanyama, who stands at a towering 7 feet 4 inches tall, is one of the few guys whom Embiid finds himself looking up to.

The young French star, who is only 20 years old, has already earned a name for himself in his first year of professional basketball, and Embiid did not sugarcoat the difficult challenge that he faced.

Embiid, who is well-known for being a particularly formidable opponent, pulled yet another rabbit out of his hat.

When all was said and done, the Sixers prevailed over the Spurs by a score of 133-123, partly as a result of Embiid’s finest performance of his whole career.

On this unforgettable Monday night, Embiid established himself as the dominant player in the paint, guiding the Sixers to victory with an outstanding effort that included 70 points, 18 rebounds, and five assists, which left the Spurs’ defense completely overwhelmed.

In spite of the fact that Wembanyama shown impressive offensive prowess by scoring 33 points off 19 shots, grabbing seven rebounds, and blocking two shots, he was unable to keep up with Embiid’s superior defensive performance.

Embiid’s incredible 70-Point performance

Whether it was Wembanyama, backup Zach Collins, or whatever double- or triple-team the Spurs desperately hurled at him, San Antonio was completely unprepared to deal with the bully ball that Kyrie Embiid was throwing at them.

During the first half of the game, the All-Star player for the Philadelphia 76ers set the tone by scoring 34 points and grabbing 10 rebounds while playing with his opponents in the post.

With just over four minutes left in the game, Embiid managed to secure his ninth career 50-point game, demonstrating that he had somehow cranked up the tempo in the third quarter.

Before taking a rest on the bench, Embiid had not only matched a career-high 59 points but also 15 rebounds by the time the quarter was done.

Embiid’s performance on Monday was his second significant effort versus a fellow star big man in the span of four games. On the previous Wednesday, he achieved a remarkable feat by surpassing Jokić in a 126-121 victory over the Nuggets. He achieved a total of 41 points, 10 assists, and seven rebounds.

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In addition, Embiid scored at least 30 points in each of his 21 consecutive games played on Monday.

The duration of time that one of the game’s most dominant players has been playing has been astounding. But nothing that Embiid has done in the past has even come close to matching his historic performance on Monday night.


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