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PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 06: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers looks on prior to the game against the Boston Celtics at the Wells Fargo Center on October 6, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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Preseason or no preseason, it’s hard not to be impressed with Joel Embiid‘s showing during the Philadelphia 76ers‘ contest against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday.

According to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NBA draft exploded for 22 points, seven rebounds, three assists and one block in 14 minutes and 45 seconds of action. He also had little trouble getting to the line and playing through contact, connecting on 14 of his 18 free-throw attempts.

               

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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