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Sixers’ Joel Embiid freezes DeAndre Jordan with the Eurostep

Joel Embiid, DeAndre Jordan, Sixers, Nets

The Sixers know what they have: There are not a lot of big men in the NBA who possesses the same footwork Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has.

The 7-foot Cameroonian superstar once again showcased how light he is on his feet, dazzling Sixers fans inside the Wells Fargo Center with a nifty eurostep against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday.

Embiid converted on the highlight play for the Sixers against opposing center DeAndre Jordan, who was left dead on his tracks after the deceiving move.

Joel Embiid of the Sixers caught the ball at the left wing took a few dribbles to get into the paint. He faked going right and swiftly shifted his weight to the left to evade the defense. Embiid finished the gorgeous play with a right-handed lay up.

Entering Thursday’s match-up, Embiid is averaging 22.9 points, 11.9 rebounds, and 3.2 assists for the Sixers. He made it to the All-Star team for the third straight season.

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