Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown said Tuesday that allstar center Joel Embiid will not make the visit to Chicago for Wednesday’s match against the Bulls because of a sore left knee that’s cost him that the previous six games. But he said Embiid could join the Sixers for Friday’s match at the Houston Rockets.

“But I would be reckless to declare it official. In my opinion there’s a possibility that he may meet us in Houston.”

If the 24-year-old superstar joins along with the team in , brown wouldn’t speculate on Embiid’s accessibility, or lack thereof, against the Rockets.

Embiid walked out Tuesday night in the Orlando Magic, also he’s not played since the allstar Game. Embiid failed an MRI which revealed no structural damage, also he is currently undergoing physical therapy

“It’s about long term preservation and also making sure I am ready not merely for the play offs, also for its subsequent 1-5 years,” Embiid said Saturday.

Embiid said he would”without a doubt” play during the mild tendinitis, however he wanted to break up for the stretch run and the match. Embiid also dismissed any connection between his pain and enjoying 2-3 minutes.


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