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Sixers’ Joel Embiid named Eastern Conference Player of the Month

The NBA announced that Joel Embiid has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Month for December.

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid have been named the Kia NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.

— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) January 4, 2022

Embiid’s dominance has been well documented over the past few weeks. After a slow start, Embiid has returned to MVP form, putting up impressive averages of 29.2 points and 11.