Joel Embiid maps out 76ers’ path to NBA Finals on Instagram

Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid, right, motions toward the crowd. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Joel Embiid is hoping for a picture-perfect playoff run for the Philadelphia 76ers. Just check out his Instagram.

The 24-year-old center is sidelined for Game 1 of Philadelphia’s first-round series against the Miami Heat as he continues to heal from a fractured orbital bone that kept him out of the 76ers’ final eight games of the regular season.

Where he lacks in playing time on Saturday, he’s making up for in his social media game. His latest post, from Saturday afternoon, appears to lay out the 76ers’ ideal path to the NBA Finals.

Click through the post, below, to see how Embiid sees his team’s playoff run going:

(Spoiler alert: It doesn’t involve the Toronto Raptors.)

It’s about that time!!! #Playoffs #PhantomofTheProcess

A post shared by Joel "The Process" Embiid (@joelembiid) on

According to Embiid’s Instagram post, Philly’s run to the Finals filters through Miami, Boston and Cleveland before heading west to take on Golden State for the title.

We’re about to find out how The Process plays out.


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