VIDEO: Joel Embiid’s NBA debut in preseason vs. Celtics


Joel Embiid played in his first NBA contest in preseason against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night and pretty much showed out. Above is the full video of the first half which featured a lot of Embiid for the Sixers, including his first NBA bucket on a post-up against Tyler Zeller in the first quarter.

Embiid, who hasn’t played in an actual game since 2014, showed a lot of his versatility in short time. He finished with six points, four rebounds, and two blocks in 12 minutes of play.

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Martin is the Founder, Chief Editor, and Head Skills Development Trainer for Basketball Society. He has work experience in digital media and marketing, radio, and journalism. Currently, he does freelance work as a videographer and content creator. He has been featured as a writer on sites such as Def Pen, TV Film News, All Hip-Hop, and more. Martin played high school basketball at South Brunswick High School (NJ) where he graduated in 2007. He is a 1,000-point scorer at SBHS and an All-Middlesex County performer as a 3-year varsity starter. He helped lead SBHS to their first-ever Central Jersey Group 4 sectional state championship in 2007. Martin played college basketball at Eastern University, where he graduated (BA, Communications) in 2012. Martin was a four-year starter and a 1,000-point scorer at EU. Follow Martin on Twitter @Marsoaries and on Instagram @martin_soaries


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