There are certain things you expect to see at a traffic light in Philadelphia.
SEPTA buses, food carts, people on bicycles/skateboards/dirt bikes and … NBA centers working on their cardio.
That was the case on Monday night as a Lyft driver caught Sixers center Joel Embiid jogging through the Philly streets.
Per the video (via Sports Illustrated), the driver was sitting at a red light in the city when a large man in basketball gear came running by with another individual. At the same moment, the driver received a request for a ride that took him in the direction of the runners.
When the car caught back up with the pair, the driver’s suspicions were confirmed when he saw a person in a pickup truck driving alongside the runners and having a conversation with the big man.
Without the angle to get over, the Lyft driver could only blurt out the first thing that came to mind, “Yo, trust the process. I love you.”
Embiid acknowledged the driver by raising his hands in the air as he continued his run.
Basketball never stops and neither does the process.
Watch the entire encounter in the video below.
The Process never stops: Lyft driver spots Joel Embiid going for a night run in Philly— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) October 3, 2017
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