- The Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl, beating the New England Patriots, 41-33, on Sunday night.
- After the game, a local news crew found Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid partying in the streets among other Philly fans.
- Embiid’s message to fans was clear: “Trust the process.”
The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 on Sunday night, giving the City of Brotherly Love its first Super Bowl title in franchise history.
After the game, Eagles fans took to the streets to celebrate, and among them was Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid. A local news crew from Fox29 caught up with Embiid to ask him for his thoughts on the game.
“That was amazing,” Embiid said. “I’m happy for the wholes city of Philadelphia. We’re gonna have a lot of fun now – we’re up next and I’m going to do my best to do it.”
The reporter echoed Embiid’s words back to him, saying “You’re next!” To which Embiid smiled and said “Trust the process,” before scurrying away from the camera.
You can watch the interview unfold below.
i love joel embiid more than my heart can containhttps://t.co/QoS6APfMPO
— Tim Marcin (@TimMarcin) February 5, 2018
The Philadelphia 76ers right now are the eight seed in the East and would need quite a run to win an NBA title this year. But with the city already embracing the underdog role with the Eagles, it feels as if anything could happen.