Report: 76ers’ Joel Embiid has actually grown 2 inches since getting drafted

Injured Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (left) is apparently still growing.

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According to Philadelphia Inquirer beat writer Keith Pompey, the team recently measured the 21-year-old center who continues to recover from a broken bone in his foot:

The 250-pound Embiid — the off-and-on social media boyfriend of Rihanna — is listed at an even 7 feet on the Sixers roster.

The 1-19 Sixers could certainly use all 7 feet and 2 inches of Embiid next season.