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Philadelphia 76ers’ center and reigning NBA MVP, Joel Embiid, is gearing up for his international debut this summer as he received his Team USA jersey.

Despite being born in Cameroon, Embiid has opted to represent the United States at the highly anticipated 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

In a special ceremony, National Team Managing Director Grant Hill personally presented Embiid with his Team USA jersey, a symbolic gesture marking the beginning of Embiid’s journey as part of the prestigious national team.

Embiid, known for his dominant presence on the court, expressed his enthusiasm and pride in joining Team USA, a significant milestone in his illustrious basketball career.

Wearing the iconic number 11, Embiid is poised to bring his exceptional talent and skill to the international stage, aiming to contribute to Team USA’s pursuit of Olympic glory.

With his blend of size, agility, and versatility, Embiid’s addition strengthens Team USA’s formidable lineup.