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Joel Embiid, a professional basketball player, was born on 16 March 1994 in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Joel Embiid was not allowed to play organized basketball until he was 15.
When he was 16, he had an accident and broke his back. For this, he had to bed rest for nine months.
In 2016, Joel Embiid was voted as the NBA Rookie of the Year.
Joel's favorite basketball players are Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.
Joel Embiid is the first player signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports.
Joel wears the number 21 because of his admiration for Hakeem Olajuwon.
Embiid is a five-time NBA All-Star, a four-time member of the All-NBA Team and a three-time member of the All-Defensive Team.
He has nicknamed himself "the Process" in response to a refrain from 76ers fans during the Sam Hinkie era to "trust the process".
In March 2021, Embiid donated $100,000 to fight homelessness in Philadelphia, for which he received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award.
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