Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid has decided to play for Team USA at the Paris 2024 Olympics, according to league sources. Here’s what you need to know:
Embiid, who was eligible to play for the U.S., France or Cameroon, gave his decision to USA Basketball managing director Grant Hill in person in Fort Collins, Colo.
The 29-year-old is the reigning NBA MVP. In 2022-23, Embiid averaged 33.1 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game on 54.8 percent shooting from the floor.
Team USA is the reigning Olympic champion in men’s basketball. The Americans are looking to win…