Joel Embiid Says He May Not Play in Game 3, Explains IG Post About Being Babied

Joel Embiid Says He May Not Play in Game 3, Explains IG Post About Being Babied

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 14: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers before the game against the Miami Heat in game one of round one of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 14, 2018 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Matteo Marchi/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Joel Embiid

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As the Miami Heat evened their first-round series against the Philadelphia 76ers with a 113-103 victory in Game 2 on Monday night, Joel Embiid made it known he is not happy that he is being held out of action.

And he’s not sure when he will be allowed back on the court.

Embiid—who has been out since March 28 after suffering an orbital fracture and concussion in a collision with teammate Markelle Fultz—took to Instagram to vent his frustrations:

The All-Star explained the post to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne: “I promised the city the playoffs and I’m not on the court and I may not be on Thursday either. I wish more than anything that I was out there. I just want the green light to play.”


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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via Bleacher Report – Front Page

April 17, 2018 at 05:25AM


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