He really did it all. Post moves, pull ups, threes, some work on the boards. And of course diving a couple of rows deep into the stands in an attempt to keep a play alive.
It has to be a terrifying sight to see the 7-foot-2 Embiid flying in your direction. But Embiid would have it no other way. In fact, he said after the game that a certain Hall of Famer helped him develop the mindset of giving your all every single time out on the court.
"I think I stepped on his shoulder. I'm sorry for that person," Embiid said of the person he landed on.
"I'm going to give my all every time I'm out on the court. That's what I think I've been doing. Just play hard. One thing [Allen Iverson] kind of helped me with that, 'play every game like it's your last game.' And I think that's what I think I've been doing."
Brett Brown certainly sees the effort.
"I'm proud of him. I love it. I love it. After you love it, you're looking to make sure he's getting up healthy."
In it, I briefly mentioned participating in the 40-yard dash event and perhaps taking a bit of a false start against some innocent 8-year-old kids. Now there's video to prove how awful I am. You can watch that above.
Thanks to The700Level Show host Marc Farzetta, we ran through a couple of the events and they happen to have documented my atrocity against the youth of today.
Catch The700Level Show in full on Thursday on The Comcast Network at 5:30 and 10:30. There will be plenty more from the big draft weekend.