Philadelphia 76ers player Joel Embiid attended a wedding and seemed to be having a blast dancing the hora.
According to the New York Post, Embiid was present at Michael Ratner’s wedding. Ratner worked with the NBA center to create a documentary about his trip from Cameroon, Cameroon, to Kansas. According to reports, the wedding took place in Napa (California).
Joel Embiid #21 from the Philadelphia 76ers holds the ball in the second half against Miami Heat during Game Six of 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 12, 2022. (Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)
Embiid, a 7-foot and 280-pound player in a dance circle, was . He was also lifted on a chair.
After the season he built for the 76ers in 2021-22, the five-time NBA All-Star and runner-up MVP voting in the previous two seasons certainly deserved some relaxation.
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Joel Embiid #21, Philadelphia 76ers, looks on as the Miami Heat play during Game Four of 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on May 8, 2022. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images
His best season was 2021-22. He was a part of a record-breaking 68 games. His career-high average of 30.6 points per games was a record. He averaged 11.7 points and 4.2 assists per game.
Philadelphia didn’t finish the season as it wanted.
While the 76ers acquired James Harden to strengthen their backcourt, they finished 51-31 and were ranked fourth in the Eastern Conference. They beat the Toronto Raptors in six matches, but lost to Miami Heat in six.
Joel Embiid (21), Philadelphia 76ers centre, as the Toronto Raptors lose to the Philadelphia 76ers in game 6. April 28, 2022. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images
The 76ers will be ready to compete for a NBA title again with James Harden returning next season.