With the primary choose within the 2021 NFL Draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars choose … Joel Embiid?
Normally, misses and incompletions do not make for good highlights, however take into account this Joel Embiid try the exception to the rule: The 76ers got here oh-so-close to sending their Wednesday evening matchup vs. the Suns into extra time on a Hail Mary toss by Embiid.
Embiid snagged a rebound off a free throw, reared again and tossed it towards the ring, multi function semi-fluid movement, with the ball hitting the backboard and practically caroming in.
Embiid collapsed on the court docket, realizing simply how shut he obtained to sending the sport into an additional interval.
The battle between the No. 1 seed within the East and the No. 2 seed within the West was a possible NBA Finals preview, with the Suns taking the matchup 116-113 on the buzzer. Followers have been enamored with the matchup and the shot, and rightfully so:
Joel Embiid simply rimmed out what would have been the best shot in NBA historical past and I am solely barely exaggerating.
— John Hollinger (@johnhollinger) April 22, 2021
Everybody on the ground was shocked. Unbelievable shot by Embiid.
— Sam Ficarro (@SamFicarro) April 22, 2021
*Sixers win the title*
me: oh my god are you able to think about if that Embiid shot went in tho
— Mike Chiodo (@mhc_76) April 22, 2021
There’s quite a lot of work to be executed over the following week if Embiid desires to be an incredible passer within the NFL, so possibly he ought to simply stick with hoops for now.