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SportsA 9-year-old Sixers fan wrote Joel Embiid a sweet note after seeing him cry

17:31  14 may  2019
17:31  14 may  2019 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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9 year old Sixers fan wrote a heartwarming letter to @ JoelEmbiid after seeing him cry after loss # Sixers pic.twitter.com/LOCr7M5DX0. 9 - year - old Olivia’s letter to @ JoelEmbiid after GM7. "Dear Joel Embiid , you are my favorite player. I am sorry that you lost. I saw you crying on T.V. It's ok to

9 year old Sixers fan wrote a heartwarming letter to @ JoelEmbiid . There is no answer for Joel Embiid . The Raptors saw this coming, and there was still nothing they could do to stop after seeing him cry after loss # Sixers pic.twitter.com/LOCr7M5DX0. - John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) May 14, 2019.

A 9-year-old Sixers fan wrote Joel Embiid a sweet note after seeing him cry© Getty Getty

Philadelphia 76ers star center Joel Embiid didn't hold back his emotions after his team's heartbreaking loss to the Toronto Raptors in Sunday's thrilling Game 7.

He came close to blocking Kawhi Leonard's attempt at the buzzer but we all know how that ended up for both Toronto and the the Sixers.

Embiid, who struggled through a virus during parts of the series, was like the rest of us - in total disbelief - as the ball bounced off the rim four times before falling through the hoop and ending the Sixers' season.

One young fan saw her favorite player in tears and wrote him this thoughtful letter:

Here's the whole thing, which shows a nice little drawing, too:

A 9-year-old Sixers fan wrote Joel Embiid a sweet note after seeing him cry© File Photo File Photo

Pretty sweet gesture there from Olivia.

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