Moses Malone. Hakeem Olajuwon. Wilt Chamberlain.
Joel Embiid has been compared to all of these former NBA legends based off the tremendous start Embiid has had to his NBA career, especially considering his minutes restriction.
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Olajuwon and Embiid have another connection as they are both foreign-born players.
Olajuwon sees a lot of himself in Embiid, saying he has the tools and talent to be able to pull off moves like Olajuwon did in his day. He gave Embiid some advice on being an NBA player in this video that the league posted in honor of Mentoring Month. You can watch the video below.
— NBA (@NBA) January 17, 2017
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Sixers fans hope Embiid becomes anything remotely close to what Olajuwon was in his career.
Trust the Process.