Joel Embiid was cleared from all concussion symptoms after undergoing an orbital bone fracture late in the season, taking the court during warmups and giving his best James Harden double step back impersonation to the delight of fans and media.
Embiid does his best Harden step-back impression pic.twitter.com/ZVojsCN8dy
— The Render (@TheRenderNBA) April 17, 2018
Pretty uncanny resemblance of the original move, just done in a 7-foot body. Take a look at the original one from Sunday:
James Harden Step Back filthy AF, can’t figure out how that’s not a travel pic.twitter.com/K4btWTSdR7
— 🅱️4️⃣🤙🏼 (@BaIIGame) April 16, 2018
Harden’s tippy-toe antics have been well documented, but this double step back has brought an already lethal move to another dimension, creating even more separation, even if that bends the rules.
Just know The Process is watching, no matter what the greats do.