Philadelphia 76ers fans, Joel Embiid has played in a real NBA game -- albeit a preseason one.

More than two years after he was drafted third overall, the oft-injured 7-footer was in action Tuesday against Boston and showed some good touch around the rim.

Especially on his first basket.

More from FoxSports

.@JoelEmbiid's first bucket.

— Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) October 4, 2016

He finished the first half with six points, four rebounds and two blocks in 13 minutes. A solid showing for a player the Sixers are counting on.