February 23, 2017
Cue the Boyz II Men and break out the Kleenex, because it's about to get all emotional in here.
After news came down that Nerlens Noel had been traded to the Dallas Mavericks, the Sixers center was still around the team's practice facility saying his goodbyes and preparing to join his new team. And one goodbye, seemed slightly more emotional than the rest.
That was the one for fellow center Joel Embiid, who over the course of the last three seasons has become one of Noel's closest friends on the team.
Keith Pompey of The Inquirer was on hand to capture the moment, which went a little something like this:
But if you're anything like me, there's something missing from that video. So we went ahead and fixed that up for you.
That's much better.