Joel Embiid is one of the most talented young players in the NBA, and a noted supporter of The Process, but in 2012, he was just a super raw prospect playing for the JV squad at the Monteverde Academy, where he later transferred from due to lack of playing time.
In this video, a stick thin Embiid flashes some of the potential that would make him a 1st round draft pick out of Kansas, but he’s light years away from his current form. It’s incredible how far he’s come in 5 years, from a physical and skill level standpoint. His signature on-court smack talk is also notably absent.
Watch the official beginning of Embiid’s ‘Process’.