Embiid is questionable to play in Monday's game against the Rockets due to back tightness, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports. Embiid has been dealing with some lingering back tightness the last few days but is yet to miss any time. His spot on the injury report is likely still precautionary, as Embiid is coming off an impressive performance in Saturday's loss to the Thunder where he posted 31 points, eight rebounds and six assists in 34 minutes. He will likely end up being a game-time call Monday.
Embiid (back) will play Saturday against Oklahoma City, Tim Bontemps of ESPN reports. Embiid has been battling a sore back and the team waited until after a pregame workout to officially clear the All-Star center to take the court. In Thursday's game against Indiana, Embiid played 35 minutes and finished with 22 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists and three blocks.
Embiid (back) will be a game-time call for Saturday's game against Oklahoma City, Tim Bontemps of ESPN reports. Nothing new here, as Embiid was listed as questionable on the initial report, but it looks as though his status will come down to a true game-time decision. The big man has been dealing with soreness in his back of late, but he's only missed one of the Sixers' last nine contests, and he played 35 minutes against the Pacers on Thursday night.
Embiid will be a game-time decision for Saturday's game against Oklahoma City due to back tightness. Embiid evidently is battling through a minor back issue following Thursday's matchup with Indiana, and his availability is up in the air at this point. Expect an update on Embiid's status closer to tipoff.
Embiid recorded 22 points (9-19 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 13 rebounds, eight assists, three blocks and one steal across 35 minutes in Thursday's 120-96 win over the Pacers. The 76ers stymied a surging Pacers team Thursday night, in large part due to Embiid's effort protecting the rim and creating shots for himself and his teammates. Embiid remains one of the most offensively-gifted big men in the league.
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