TMZ 76ers stud Joel Embiid wants to be an NBA All-Star for the best reason ever … because he thinks landing the honor will bring him closer to the experience of a lifetime … a date with Rihanna. Here’s the story … Embiid has been trying to drum up All-Star votes from fans saying he needs the All-Star tag to have a shot with a famous mystery “crush” he’s been chasing for years. He’s tweeted about the mystery girl and even referenced her during a post-game interview last week … but never mentioned her by name. Well now, our Embiid sources are telling us the girl in question is definitely RiRi … who he’s had a crush on FOREVER. In fact, when Embiid was first drafted into the league, he shot his shot with the singer on Twitter — but he claims she shot him down … insisting she told him to “come back when you’re a All Star.” Fast forward to right now and guess what … Embiid is one of the best young players in the league — averaging 19 points and 8 rebounds a game … meaning he’s definitely in All-Star territory. If he gets enough votes, he makes the team … if he makes the team we’ll see if Rihanna is a woman of her word. After all, a deal’s a deal, right?
76ers star big man Joel Embiid is one of the most entertaining professional athletes, he has a lot of fun with social media, and is a must follow on Twitter. For a long time Joel Embiid has been Tweeting about a celebrity crush that he has, claiming that she denies his advances and told him to “come back when you’re an All Star”, and that celebrity crush has been revealed to be Rihanna. So now, Joel Embiid needs your help, vote for Joel Embiid for the 2017 All Star Game by clicking this link and let’s get him laid by the superfreak Rihanna. It’s not like voting Joel Embiid into the All Star game is a stretch, he is on a minutes restriction as he comes off a serious injury, and he is averaging 27.4 points, 10.6 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per 36 minutes. He deserves your vote, and he deserves a date with Rihanna, Trust The Process!