Joel Embiid Eligible to Sign Four-Year Super Max Extension with Sixers

After being named to the All-NBA Second Team, Philadelphia 76ers franchise pillar Joel Embiid is now officially eligible to sign a supermax contract.

Embiidunder contract through the 2022-23 seasonreceived 28 first-team votes and 70 second-team votes. He joins Portland Trail Blazers superstar guard Damian Lillard, Phoenix Suns floor general Chris Paul, Most Improved Player Award winner Julius Randle, and Los Angeles Lakers leader LeBron James on the 2020-21 All-NBA Second Team.

ESPN’s salary cap expert, Bobby Marks, broke down the potential year-by-year salaries here:

In sum, the Sixers and Embiid can negotiate a projected four-year deal worth around $191 million that runs until the 2026-27 season.

Embiid is currently in the middle of a five-year, $148 million deal.