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December 02, 2016

WATCH: Embiid channels inner Steph Curry during Sixers warmups

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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid entered play on Friday night shooting 50 percent from three.

Sixers center Joel Embiid is expected to play a season hight 28 minutes in Friday night's game against the Orlando Magic after having his limit increased from 24 per game. And given that the team hasn't played since Monday in Toronto because Wednesday night's game against the Kings was postponed due to unsafe court conditions – and Embiid hasn't played since Sunday, his only action in the last nine days – there's a very good chance the rookie sees all 28 of those minutes.

Prior to facing the Magic, Embiid was out on the court for warmup – it was dry this time, don't worry – and the three-point percentage leader among NBA rookies decided to show off his range.

Once I saw that, I couldn't help myself.

It seems like it's only a matter of time before he breaks this one out...

[NOTE: This happened just as I was about to publish and I felt like watching him take a point guard off the dribble was worth shar ... OH MY GOD EMBIID ALMOST KILLED SOMEONE.]

He may have missed the dunk, but so what?

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