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Joel Embiid was a top MVP candidate for most of the 2020-21 season but for a multitude of reasons, he fell short of that goal.
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In the five seasons he has played in, he’s only played in 260 of a possible 391 games.
In the history of the NBA, there has only been one player who has won an MVP without winning at least 70 games in a standard 82-game NBA season. Bill Walton won the award in the 1977-78 season and only played 58 games.