March 4, 2024

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JOEL EMBIID NAMED NBA “MOST VALUABLE PLAYER” (MVP)

Cameroonian-born Basketball player Joel Embiid has been named NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)2022-2023.

He is the first player to win the Kia NBA MVP Award with the 76ers since Allen Iverson in the 2000-01 season.

The 29-year-old, born and raised in Yaoundé, averaged 33.1 points to win his second straight scoring title, averaged 10.2 rebounds and tied a career high with 4.2 assists per game.

Embiid was discovered at a basketball camp in Yaounde by NBA veteran Luc Mbah a Moute.

Mbah a Moute persuaded Embiid’s parents to let him move to Florida, and helped enroll him at Montverde Academy (Mbah A Mouté’s Alma mater ).

Embiid played 28 games in his lone season at Kansas before leaving for the NBA.

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