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Joel Embiid, who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers, became a U. S. citizen and is proud to be an American.
Embiid said, “I’ve been here for a long time. My son is American. I felt I’m living here, and it was a blessing to be an American. So I said why not.”
Joel Embiid went through the Process and is now a US citizen 🇺🇸
"I've been here for a long time. My son is American. I felt I'm living here and it's a blessing to be an American.
So I said why not?"
— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) September 29, 2022
Joel Embiid doesn’t always agree with other NBA players if they promoted anti-American views.
Embiid said that he’s “damn proud” of the red, white, and blue, and he thinks it’s a “blessing” to be a part of this beautiful country.
LeBron James rips Daryl Morey, says Morey was uneducated. Says, “We do have freedom of speech, but there can be a lot of negatives that come with that too.” Really. pic.twitter.com/ZTw6a3FZ5n
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) October 15, 2019
“America is a great country, full of great people and nobody should ever apologize for feeling that way. Are we a perfect society?”
“No,” he continued. “No society in history ever has been, but we’re the best nation in the history of the world.”