Saric was positively ebullient after the Philadelphia 76ers picked up their first win in eight tries on Friday, and he took time to credit their leading scorer in Embiid.
"Now he is great, but one day he will be you know really star," Saric told Brian Seltzer of Sixers.com. "He got more than, I don't know, 10, 12, 15 All-Star Game. He'll be MVP of league because that guy, he can. I'm very happy because I have the chance to play with someone like him."
Having recovered after missing two years with a broken foot, the 7-foot-2 Cameroonian has taken the league by storm.
On Friday, Embiid poured in 25 points, seven rebounds, and drilled 12-of-14 from the charity stripe to help Philly snap a 44-game losing streak in the months of November and October dating back to 2013.
That brings his season averages to 18.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 2.3 rebounds - all despite being capped at 24 minutes with a strict playing time restriction.
Embiid's per-36 minute averages are positively insane: 30.6 points, 11.1 rebounds, and 3.8 blocks.
You can see why Saric is thrilled.