[Reporter Liang Weiming/Comprehensive Report] Joel Embiid (Joel Embiid) finally won the first annual MVP award in his NBA career. No one is happier than his teammate James Harden (James Harden). He specially presented a Rolex watch with engraved on the back "23 MVP" represents the league's most valuable player in 2023. The deep brotherhood makes the 76ers as the center both pleasantly surprised and moved.
Just before the 76ers' away game against the Celtics in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs in G2, when Embiid, who was out for 2 games due to a knee injury, walked into the tunnel of the TD Garden Stadium, "Bearded" Harden appeared to send A special gift, he was first startled by this sudden move, and then happily shared the joy with all the staff on the scene, showing off valuable and meaningful watches.
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The 29-year-old Embiid averaged 33.1 points, 10.2 rebounds, and 4.2 assists per game this season. After years of disappointment, he finally won the honor for the first time behind two-time MVP gold nugget center Nikola Jokic.
As for Harden, he was the 2018 MVP. He and Embiid are regarded as one of the best striker-guard combinations in the playoffs, hoping to lead the team to win the championship again since 1983.
#Sixers PG James Harden presented #MVP Joel Embiid with a Rolex with '23 MVP' engraved on the back. pic.twitter.com/8I8QSfFTKN
— Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) May 3, 2023