HoopsHype Joel Embiid Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 29, 2014 | 01:46 PM

Bob Cooney

Luc Mbah a Moute is out tonight. Just got back from Africa last night. He was there to attend the funeral of Joel Embiid's younger brother

Jimmy Spencer

2014-15 NBA Prediction: Joel Embiid’s Twitter account will have more wins than the 76ers.

Chad Ford

Sixers starting frontline next season could be HUGE -- Joel Embiid, Nerlens Noel & Karl Towns. #tanking4tripletowers

Dan Gelston

76ers t-shirts of @Joel Embiid Nerlens Noel and Michael Carter-Williams are the giveaways for the season opener. http://t.co/h5AobsrHdG

Sean Highkin

Really strong crop of wack fantasy team names this year. Hedo Twërkoğlu, Billy Joel Embiid, HinRich Homie Quan, Yung Leandro Barbosa

Keith Pompey

... flew to the Cameroon Wednesday to join @Joel Embiid for Sunday's funeral of the center's little brother.

Scott Howard-Cooper

Another favorite Q: Which rookie will be the best player in five years? Jabari Parker 35.7%, Andrew Wiggins 32.1%, Joel Embiid 21.4%.

Derek Bodner

Joel Embiid and his sister, Muriel, have returned to Cameroon to be with their family.

Jorge Sierra

Joel Embiid writes about the death of his little brother. bit.ly/1qL636n Very sad.

Jay King

Thoughts, man. So sad. RT @Joel Embiid: RIP http://t.co/EP7B2s80aI

Tom Moore

Joel Embiid tweets photo of brother Arthur, who he says died at 13 and hadn't seen since he left Cameroon 4 years ago. #Sixers #NBA #76ers

Dan Gelston

76ers president Sam Hinkie says team supports Joel Embiid in time of need. "Joel is not alone."

Dan Gelston

76ers Joel Embiid and his sister are on their way to Cameroon following death of younger brother.

Iñako Diaz-Guerra

Arthur,hermano pequeño de Joel Embiid falleció ayer. Desde @Iñako Diaz-Guerra queremos acompañar a @Joel Embiid y su familia en estos difíciles momentos

Derek Bodner

Per @Bob Cooney, Joel Embiid's 14 year old brother, Arthur, was killed in an accident involving a vehicle.

Bob Cooney

Joel Embiid's 14 year-old brother was tragically killed in an accident involving a vehicle.

Tom Moore

#Sixers story (with video) on Joel Embiid's younger brother's passing & the preseason loss to #Celtics: bit.ly/ZwEKoX #76ers #NBA

Tom Moore

Updated #Sixers story (w/video) on Joel Embiid's younger brother's passing, preseason loss to #Celtics: bit.ly/ZwEKoX #76ers #NBA

DeAndre Liggins

Please pray for @Joel Embiid & the rest of the Embiid family while dealing with their tragic loss of a family member today.

Tom Moore

#Sixers story: Joel Embiid's younger brother dies in Africa: bit.ly/ZwEKoX #76ers #NBA

Kurt Helin

Younger brother of Sixers’ Joel Embiid dies dlvr.it/7DXgkp

Derek Bodner

Joel Embiid's brother, Arthur, has passed away. #sixers sbnation.com/e/6755396

Derek Bodner

Major props to Sam Hinkie and Brett Brown for being there with Joel Embiid during this tough time. #sixers

Jake Fischer

Thoughts and prayers to @Joel Embiid. It's moments like this that make you remember so many professional athletes are still just kids.

Derek Bodner

Joel Embiid's brother was not living stateside. He was living in Africa. #sixers

Derek Bodner

No details at this time surrounding the nature of Joel Embiid's brothers passing. #sixers

Keith Pompey

Joel Embiid's brother died today. He will not be at the game. Coach Brett Brown, GM Sam Hinkie and teammate Luc Mbah a Moute are by his side

John Schuhmann

Damn. RT @Tom Moore: Joel Embiid's brother passed away today. Brett Brown, Sam Hinkie & Luc Mbah a Moute are with him in Philly.

Derek Bodner

Luc Mbah A Moute is also with Joel Embiid tonight. #sixers

Tom Moore

#Sixers rookie Joel Embiid's brother passed away today. Brett Brown, Sam Hinkie & Luc Mbah a Moute are with him in Philly.

Derek Bodner

#sixers center Joel Embiid's brother has passed. Sam Hinkie and Brett Brown are with him, and will not be in attendance tonight.

Jerry Zgoda

Wiggins visited w/ former KU mate Joel Embiid before game. “We had a dream back in Kansas and we see each other now, our dream came true.”

Jerry Zgoda

No Nerlens Noel, Michael Carter-Williams or of course Joel Embiid tonight for 76ers

Ray Richardson

#Sixers will be without Nerlens Noel tonight against #Twolves. That's in addition to Michael Carter-Williams and Joel Embiid, of course.

Jessica Camerato

Joel Embiid's teammates already really like him. Here's why: bit.ly/1ri5T5w

Jessica Camerato

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute has known Joel Embiid for years -- "He has to learn how to be a pro." bit.ly/1ri5T5w

Christopher A. Vito

While talking 3pointers, Sixers coach Brett Brown mentioned that he sees Joel Embiid as "the center of our universe." delcotimes.com/sports/2014100…

Alex Kennedy

Joel Embiid: In the Words of His Teammates | Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News fb.me/1Bz3LxrGg

Jessica Camerato

Who is @Joel Embiid? 7 of his teammates shared their first impressions. bit.ly/1ri5T5w #76ers

Christopher A. Vito

While talking 3-pointers, Sixers coach Brett Brown mentions that he sees Joel Embiid as "the center of our universe." delcotimes.com/sports/2014100…

Christopher A. Vito

Joel Embiid, from here, looks to be wearing a red-velvet sport coat. More on this as it develops.

Tom Moore

#Sixers Joel Embiid dribbling on court prior to preseason game at WFC. http://t.co/wt1QPpOotB

Christopher A. Vito

Joel Embiid is on the court in sneakers, but largely inactive as the Sixers go through pregame warmups. http://t.co/e7ruJ8Zzn0

Jake Fischer

Joel Embiid just stood up, yelled and made a gesture like he was banging his fists on an invisible table following that Tony Wroten And-1.

Jake Fischer

Another Joel Embiid note: his sneakers of preference tonight were Derrick Rose 773 IIIs.

Jake Fischer

Asst coach Lloyd Pierce keeps yelling, "Hey big fella! Get out of the way!" at Joel Embiid. He keeps mindlessly walking into warmup drills.

Jake Fischer

Joel Embiid is dribbling around the court, smiling and nodding to fans who scream for him. Practicing spin moves and behind the back.

Jake Fischer

Joel Embiid out on the parquet prior to tonight's matchup with Boston. Very encouraging seeing him without the boot. http://t.co/9ZtAhyM5GA

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Sixers Joel Embiid stretching before taking a few shots. Still no definitive timetable for his return. http://t.co/fKHRjfHAeP