October 9, 2017, 2:34 pm
The Sixers and center Joel Embiid have agreed to a five-year, $148 million designated rookie scale max extension according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
If Embiid meets the super max criteria over the course of the deal, he could earn as much as $178 million. It’s a big investment by the Sixers who have faith his health will hold up. When healthy, Embiid is a premier fantasy option and someone who can produce top-30 value on a nightly basis. His health is obviously still a major concern and one reason why he’s more so a top-50 value player instead.
Philadelphia center Joel Embiid has agreed to a five-year, $148 million designated rookie scale max extension, league sources told ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 9, 2017