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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