Printed Jan 10, 2020
Jan 10, 2020 IST
Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid will bear surgical procedure on Friday after struggling a torn radial collateral ligament within the fourth metacarpal in his left hand.
Embiid, who was already dominated out of Thursday’s NBA showdown in opposition to Jap Convention rivals the Boston Celtics, will likely be re-evaluated in 1-2 weeks.
The All-Star dislocated his left ring finger within the opening quarter of Monday’s 120-113 victory over the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder.
Embiid, nonetheless, continued and completed with 18 factors, 9 rebounds and eight assists in Philadelphia.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) January 10, 2020
“Abruptly, we’re totally different,” 76ers head coach Brett Brown mentioned previous to Thursday’s sport. “We’re simply totally different. I take a look at this as a possibility.
“No one’s crying. This isn’t a ‘woe is me’ second, not for me, in any respect. And never for my gamers. We’ll take what we have now, and what we have now, I like.”
Embiid has been averaging 23.four factors, 12.three rebounds and three.three assists per sport for Jap Convention contenders the 76ers (24-14) this season.
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