That’s because Embiid’s health status is as unpredictable as the stock market.
In Game 2, Embiid has gastroenteritis.
In Game 4, the problem was sickness and sleep deprivation.
In Game 5, it was an upper respiratory infection.
And that’s before we even get to the ongoing knee tendinitis.
Making matters worse is Ben Simmons’ understated series and Philly’s general struggles to find reliable scoring sources despite having four star players.
The thing is, when you ride with JoJo, you live and die by the injury report.
Philly took a gamble when they drafted Embiid and they continue to take one now.
It’s paid off handsomely in the past, but it certainly isn’t now, right as the Sixers need him most.
Jimmy Butler didn’t mince words following the 76ers’ heavy loss to the Raptors.
Talks have broken down between Tyronn Lue and the Lakers. An agreement between the two had previously been foregone conclusion. Hell, Lue had even made it “birthday cake official”.
If the Blazers aren’t going to show up and give it everything, they might as well not show up at all, according to Damian Lillard.
Mike Malone was visibly shaken following a school shooting in Denver just two minutes from his house.
Celtics at Bucks – 8pm (USA) / 10am (AUS)
Milwaukee leads series 3-1
Rockets at Warriors – 10:30pm (USA) / 12:30pm (AUS)
Series tied 2-2
USA times: ET / Australian times: AEST
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