Published on May 13, 2022 at 5:35 p.m. by The editorial staff updated on May 13, 2022 at 5:51 p.m.
Announced close to the France team, Joël Embiid remained quite evasive after the defeat synonymous with the elimination of the Sixers against the Heat.
Despite a hard-fought series against the Heat, Joel Embiid saw funny news come to disrupt his playoffs: a potential arrival in the France team. While the pivot of Sixers has still not played any official match with Cameroon, playing with the Blues is still possible. This summer, Embiid could even initiate certain steps in order to be able to play under the orders of Vincent Collet.
“I have a lot of friends and family in France”
After the elimination of Philadelphia, Joel Embiid was questioned by a French journalist about this possibility of playing with the Blues. ” In French then, so they won’t understand “, first quipped the number 21 of the Sixers in comments relayed by USA Basketball. Before leaving total suspense… “ I have many friends and family in France. In relation to this approach, I don’t really have an answer (to give). Like I said, right now I’m definitely going to have an operation on my finger. So this summer, I want to be healthy and then we’ll see what happens after. I just said that I was focused on being healthy. This is the key. Obviously, the NBA season is the most important. My goal is to play 82 games, plus the playoffs. Before thinking about embarking on a summer competition which could jeopardize what I am able to do during the following campaigne “, dropped Joël Embiid. To be continued…