Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was on hand to watch the Home Run Derby — more like the Aaron Judge Derby — at Marlins Park on Monday night, and the seven-footer was actually in home run territory over the left field fence.

Well wouldn’t you know it, Embiid got his hands on a couple of home run balls. It certainly helps when you have a 7’5″ wingspan and your hands are basically equivalent to the size of outfielders’ gloves.

However, there isn’t actually video evidence of Embiid catching home run balls during the Derby, while there is evidence of him coming up just short:

I guess we’ll just have to #TrustTheProcess on this one.

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