Joel Embiid Benched for Nets Clash, Eyes Playoff Return

April 15, 2024
Joel Embiid Benched for Nets Clash, Eyes Playoff Return
  • Joel Embiid is not playing in today's game versus the Nets due to precautionary reasons related to his left knee recovery.

  • Embiid is anticipated to be ready for the 76ers' upcoming playoff game, following his recovery.

  • Additional players such as KJ Martin and De'Anthony Melton are also listed as out or questionable for today's game.

  • The game's outcome has implications for the Miami Heat, potentially affecting playoff positioning depending on the results of the 76ers and Bucks games.

  • Despite missing significant time this season, Embiid has posted impressive averages of 34.7 points and 11 rebounds over 39 games.

  • The 76ers' final seeding in the Eastern Conference playoffs will be determined by the outcomes of Sunday's games, with a potential to secure the No. 5 seed.

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