Joel Embiid Expresses His Love of Surprises with Andrew Wiggins Picture

Dan Carson@@DrCarson73Trending Lead WriterAugust 20, 2014

Oct 4, 2013; Lawrence, KS, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Andrew Wiggins (left) and center Joel Embiid perform a skit before scrimmage during Late Night at Allen Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Joel Embiid: still desert thirsty, still using Twitter as his personal Myspace.

The Philadelphia 76ers rookie tweeted a strange message Tuesday evening, using a picture of fellow Kansas Jayhawk Andrew Wiggins to expand on the visceral joy he feels after receiving visual surprises on his phone:

Some of Embiid's followers saw the tweet and divined a fat envelope from the league in the rookie's future:

Embiid insists he isn't the habitual line-stepper some believe him to be:

The rookie followed this up by reminding everyone he’s working hard and announcing his latest break from Twitter:

We’ll see you tomorrow, Joel. Remember to memo your check to commissioner Adam Silver with "the thirst." He'll get it.


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