Joel Embiid sends cool tweet despite being eliminated
 Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts after being injured in a collision with Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) (not shown) during Game 6. Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Joel Embiid had a cool message for Philadelphia 76ers fans despite being eliminated on Sunday night.

Embiid has been playing with a torn meniscus and trying to do his best despite being injured. He averaged 30.4 points per game during Philly’s series with the Atlanta Hawks.

After the Game 7 defeat, Embiid shared a note with Sixers fans in which he apologized for the series loss. He also credited the city’s toughness as his reason for fighting through an injury.

A message like that will no doubt further endear Embiid to Sixers fans. They will continue to love him, while Ben Simmons falls out of favor with the team and likely ends up elsewhere.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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