Joel Embiid Had a Tame Response to His Minutes Restriction

The Philadelphia 76ers gifted Joel Embiid a fat contract (loaded with protections) last week, so I totally understand the organization taking the kid-glove approach with him. Reports say head coach Brett Brown expects Joel’s minutes to be somewhere in the teens to start out the new season (via Philly.com):

“I don’t really know if there’s a solid number,” the coach said after practice, adding, “If you were to choose a number, it would be somewhere like in the teens.”

Fortunately Joel is a levelheaded dude and took the restriction in stride… not. He got a little NSFW and dropped an F-bomb:

He had a lot of thoughts on the subject, but here is the first quote. pic.twitter.com/6okpaFUiXk

— Rich Hofmann (@rich_hofmann) October 17, 2017

Embiid has long been touting “Trust the Process”… looks like he’ll have to do so again until he finally gets the green light to play more than a role player.

On a lighter note, Joel has a new hairstyle:

Cornrows JoJo! 👀 pic.twitter.com/YhI7smVzPn

— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) October 17, 2017

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