Embiid underwent an MRI on Tuesday, that suggested no constructional damage, and he will bear earthy therapy until he is evaluated again subsequent week. The 24-year-old Embiid is averaging 27.3 points and 13.5 rebounds in 54 games for a Sixers. He had 10 points and 12 rebounds in 23 mins in final Sunday’s All-Star game.
Embiid was a No. 3 altogether collect of a 2014 breeze and missed his initial dual seasons with mixed feet and knee injuries.
“It’s reached a theatre where he only felt worried with it,” Sixers manager Brett Brown said. “It’s a small bit of tendinitis. It’s things we consider that’s utterly common, actually.”
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Brown pronounced he did not trust a damage was connected to a All-Star game.
“Nobody needs to review into anything here,” he said. “This is an NBA contestant that has some tenderness in a knee, has had an MRI and we all should pierce on. We’ll skip him, obviously, playing-wise. But it’s not anything that isn’t totally forked toward gripping him prepared and generally prepared when it matters many during a finish of a year.”
The Sixers are 37-21 and in fifth place in a Eastern Conference streamer into Thursday’s diversion opposite a Miami Heat.