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21 Joel Embiid C

Philadelphia 76ers

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Sixers center Joel Embiid undergoes foot surgery
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

76ers center Joel Embiid underwent foot surgery on Tuesday, the team announced.

"Moving forward, our sports performance staff will work with Joel to guide his return to play and monitor his progress against targeted benchmarks," 76ers president of basketball operations and general manager Sam Hinkie said. "Our team will work with Joel to create the best possible environment for healing so he can achieve his goals."

Embiid is expected to miss the entire 2015-16 season because of the foot issue. He also underwent bone graft surgery in May.

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76ers Joel Embiid has second surgery, likely to miss next season
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

76ers center Joel Embiid had a second surgery on his foot after he suffered a setback in his recovery, per Philly.com

After missing his rookie year with the foot problem, Embiid will likely miss all of the 2015-16 season as well. 

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76ers' Joel Embiid will have foot evaluated by three more doctors
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

76ers center Joel Embiid will have his right foot evaluated by at least three more doctors before the team determines the best way to handle his latest setback, per Philly.com.

76ers CEO Scott O'Neil said recently that Embiid will continue to be evaluated and that his long-term health is the team's biggest interest.

“We’re still waiting,” O’Neil said. “We have another three doctors to come see him. We’re trying to figure out with a 21-year-old how do you focus wholly on long-term health and wellness and make sure he’s OK. So what we’re doing now is seeing experts, the best experts from around the world, to make sure we make the right decisions with him and his family and do the best.”

Embiid missed his entire rookie season as he recovered from surgery on his right foot.

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Report: 76ers Joel Embiid (foot) may not be available next year
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

76ers center Joel Embiid, who missed the entire 2014-15 season with a stress fracture in his foot, may wind up missing the 2015-16 season as the injury has been slow to heal, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer

The team announced Saturday that the big man from Kansas had a setback in his recover, and the newspaper quotes a source who says that Embiid may not be available at the start of the campaign and could wind up being out for the entire season. 

It remains unclear if Embiid will have to undergo another surgery on his foot, which has taken long past the scheduled five-to-eight months first thought needed after the initial surgery. 

"Our priority remains providing Joel with every opportunity to ensure he has a long and successful NBA career," 76ers GM Sam Hinkie said. 

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76ers C Joel Embiid (foot) not healing much following surgery
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

76ers center Joel Embiid has suffered a setback in his recovery from surgery to repair a stress fracture in his right foot. Embiid missed the entire 2014-15 season while recovering from the surgery. General Manager Sam Hinkie released a statement via NBA.com.

"Recently, Joel and Sixers personnel traveled to Los Angeles for a series of routine exams with a number of physicians who have been actively involved throughout this process. During his visit with Dr. Richard Ferkel, a standard CT scan on Joel's right foot revealed less healing than anticipated at this point.

"Discussions regarding the appropriate next steps are currently ongoing and we will share an update once it becomes available."

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Height/Weight:
7-0/250
Birthdate:
3/16/1994
Age:
21
Hometown:
Yaounde, Cameroon
Team:
Philadelphia 76ers
School:
Kansas
NBA Experience:
0
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