Processing: Sixers Star Joel Embiid Named December’s Eastern Conference Rookie Of The Month

January 4, 2017 0


Joel “The Process” Embiid is making a strong case for the NBA’s 2016-17 Rookie of the year award and if his twitter fingers stay ready, he just may tweet himself to a 2016-17 NBA all-star appearance as well.

Embiid hasn’t just taken the social media world by storm, his play on the NBA hardwood has earned him back to back Eastern Conference rookie of month awards. In the month of December, Joel Embiid averaged nearly 20 points (19.8), 6 rebounds and 2 blocks. Embiid also scored 23 or more points in four of his last five games during the month, highlighted by a career-high 33-point performance to go with 10 rebounds in a 108-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Dec. 18th.

Embiid also earned rookie of the month honors in November. Vote for Joel Embiid by tweeting “Joel Embiid” and the hashtag #NBAVote. Stay tuned to HHS1987. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all your NBA sports news.

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