Joel Embiid is a very large human being so watching him drink out of a tiny little tea cup and eat a tiny little crumpet is quite the sight.
JoJo sat down with former Penn State basketball star and current broadcaster over in Europe John Amaechi for afternoon tea and cakes.
The NBA posted video of their afternoon tea session to help promote the game the Sixers will play against the Boston Celtics in January in London.
"I think it's great for the game to actually play a game [in London]. It shows you that the NBA is willing to come and grow this game," Embiid says of the NBA playing a game overseas.
That's all fine and nice but simply watching Embiid drink tea for basically the first time is pretty hilarious. He tries some regular old tea at first and determines it needs some sugar. Being such a big man, JoJo doesn't simply put one sugar cube into his tea. No, Embiid puts like 8 cubes in and that makes the tea more agreeable to him.
The Sixers have a pretty exciting matchup with the Ohklahoma City Thunder this evening and ESPN is promoting it like no other.
As part of their all-day Sixers coverage, JJ Redick sat down with SportsCenter's Philly faithful, Kevin Negandhi, to talk about the state of the Process and all things Philly hoops.
Negandhi asked Redick about how his body feels after playing so much this season at the age of 33.
"I feel great. I feel like I'm a slower, less-athletic, whiter version of LeBron at 33," Redick said.
"No, I'm joking," he added, sadly.
He goes on to talk about the time and resources he invested to play this game at a high level.
The joke starts at the 1:35 mark below.
Other topics include him talking about his day-game meals, his thoughts on Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons having the potential to be transcendant NBA talents, and how he joined the Process at just the right time.
Redick also shouts out Vernick as one of his favorite restaurants in Philly. Good taste.
The Kings aren't happy with Joel Embiid.
They placed some blame on the Sixers big man for their 23-point loss Thursday night.
How was Embiid at fault for a game he didn't even play?
Well, the Kings felt the wrath of Karl-Anthony Towns.
Let's just say Embiid may have fired up Towns after he embarrassed the Timberwolves big man on Instagram the night prior (see story). In Embiid's defense, Towns was the instigator (see story).
Nonetheless, Towns went off on the Kings for 30 points, 14 rebounds, five assists, five blocks and a plus-22 rating, leading the Timberwolves to a 119-96 win.
"I came to be an assassin tonight, not a basketball player," Towns said after the victory. "I wanted to try to be as active as possible and just disrupt the game as much as possible as well."
Way to go, JoJo.