Embiid Sits Out Game 1 Against Celtics Due to Knee Injury
Philadelphia 76ers’ star player Joel Embiid was unable to play in the team’s first game against the Boston Celtics due to a knee injury sustained during Game 3 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets.
What Happened to Embiid?
Embiid suffered a knee sprain during Game 3 of the Sixers’ first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets. The injury forced him to miss the final game of the series and has kept him out of the lineup for the first game against the Celtics.
How Will Embiid’s Absence Affect the 76ers?
Embiid’s absence will be a significant blow to the 76ers. He is the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, and his dominant presence in the paint makes him a force to be reckoned with. Without Embiid, the 76ers will have to rely on other players to step up and fill the void.
What Other Injuries Should Fans be Watching in this Series?
Another injury to watch will be a finger injury on Brown’s shooting hand. Brown played through the injury during the first round, but it remains to be seen how it will impact his performance in the series against the Celtics.
Joel Embiid’s absence from the lineup due to his knee injury will be a significant challenge for the 76ers as they face off against the Boston Celtics. Without their leading scorer and dominant presence in the paint, the 76ers will need other players to step up and fill the void. Fans should also keep an eye on Brown’s finger injury and how it will impact his performance throughout the series.