(Joel) Embiid has played in 31 games this season and is averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocks in just 25.4 minutes. The fewest number of games played in league history for a Rookie of the Year winner is Patrick Ewing’s 50 for the Knicks in 1985-86.
Regarding his success after losing two full seasons, Embiid said: “I think I’m more surprised than everybody else.”
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