Four-time All-Star Joel Embiid, the face of the Philadelphia 76ers, will be remaining in City of Brotherly Love for the foreseeable future after signing a four-year, $196 million supermax extension with the Sixers, ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports.
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is settling a four-year, $196 million supermax agreement extension, sources informed ESPN.
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) August 17, 2021
The 2021 NBA MVP runner-up, Embiid’s agreement takes him through the 2026-27 season, ensuring him an overall of $261 million. Embiid was currently set to make $65 million over the staying 2 years on his existing offer.
He ended up being qualified for the extension after ending up 2nd in MVP ballot and making the All-NBA junior varsity while balancing 28.5 points and 10.6 rebounds in 51 video games throughout the routine season.
While Embiid’s agreement is completely ensured, his agreement extension consists of a gamer choice in the last season. However, doesn’t consist of the very same arrangements that secured Embiid’s ensured cash by method of injury like the agreement he signed back in 2017.