Philadelphia star pivot Joel Embiid will miss his franchise’s next two games.
Cameroonian NBA star Joel Embiid will miss the Philadelphia Sixers’ next two matches with a left foot injury, the franchise announced on Monday.
The Sixers will have to do without their major player on Tuesday at home against the Brooklyn Nets and then Wednesday in the Charlotte Hornets hall. A new point will be made to evaluate the state of form of Embiid.
The Philadelphia franchise, currently 8th in the Eastern Conference with a perfectly balanced record of 8 wins and 8 losses, is already without star guard James Harden, injured in the right foot, and Tyrese Maxey, who suffered a fracture. left-footed Friday in the win over Milwaukee and will be out for at least two weeks.
In twelve games played this season, Embiid has averaged 32.3 points per game – making him the second-highest scorer in the NBA behind Dallas-based Slovenian prodigy Luka Doncic. Embiid also has 10.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.8 blocks per game.