Report: 76ers center Embiid agrees to five-year, $148 million extension

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ESPN reports that Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has agreed to a five-year, $148 million designated rookie scale max extension.

Embiid, 23, played in 31 regular-season games for the Sixers in 2016 — shooting 46.6% from the floor and averaging 20 points per game.

He was the No. 3 pick for the Sixers in the 2014 NBA Draft.