"It's ok to cry."
Game 7 between the Sixers and Raptors stirred up many emotions from both sides.
After a last second buzzer-beater by Kawhi Leonard that would send the Raptors to the Eastern Conference Finals, Philadelphia and its fans were heartbroken. Joel Embiid even left the court crying, a moment that temporarily took over Twitter.
Joel Embiid was emotional following the Game 7 loss in Toronto. pic.twitter.com/N5bPgKyhHz— ESPN (@espn) May 13, 2019
Although Embiid did get a little grief for crying, there was one caring Sixers fan who decided to send him some words of encouragement.
“Dear @JoelEmbiid...”— Christie Ileto (@Christie_Ileto) May 14, 2019
Encouraging words from the youngest of fans to the @sixers center after he was brought to tears following Sunday’s #Game7 loss. That story tonight on @6abc pic.twitter.com/l5DwJl9QrG
Hopefully she'll get to see Embiid go even further in the playoffs next season.