This was sweet.
I hope she gets to meet Embiid because this was really nice of her.
Moved by Joel Embiid’s tears after game 7, Olivia Djamoos penned a handwritten note to the Philadelphia 76ers star center after a heartbreaking playoff run.
“I thought he showed his emotions. I knew he was upset that he lost. I’ve lost basketball games too!” she said.
Third-grade hoops is a little different from the NBA, but Olivia admits any loss is always tough.
“I am sad, but I’m okay with it because I’ve won a bunch of games too, and same with Joel Embiid,” the 9-year-old said.
“I feel so proud of her that she recognized he was upset,” said Melissa Djmoos, who recorded the end of Sunday night’s game for her daughter to watch Monday morning.
“I understand that they lost the game, and that’s unfortunate, but the part that touched me the most was the empathy that she felt that (Embiid) had showed,” said Melissa.
Flip the page for the letter and the young lady speaking to Embiid.