Joel Embiid has garnered plenty of accolades during his young NBA career. However, the Sixers’ center earned perhaps his biggest honor yet on Wednesday.
Embiid was given the Shaqtin' A Fool Midseason Award for Worst Moment of the Season.
Yes, that’s a thing.
As you likely know, former NBA great Shaquille O’Neal has a segment during TNT’s “Inside the NBA” that highlights blunders made by current players.
Embiid found himself in the crosshairs thanks to three spectacularly blown dunks during the first half of the season.
“I want to thank Shaq for acknowledging me for missing three dunks in a game as a 6-11 guy,” Embiid said in a video. “But I just didn’t have my legs that day. Next time.”
We're not sure which is funnier: Embiid's missed dunks or him trying to pass for 6-foot-11.