The Philadelphia 76ers will be without having All-Star massive male Joel Embiid for at minimum a week with a sore still left knee.
An MRI on Tuesday revealed no structural hurt and the No. 3 decide on of the 2014 NBA draft will be evaluated again future week.
The personal injury signifies the Portland Trail Blazers will facial area the 76ers without having Embiid for the 2nd time this year. Portland routed Philadelphia 129-95 on Dec. 30 as Embiid sat out that match with still left knee soreness.
The Blazers facial area the Sixers at 10 a.m. PT Saturday in the 2nd match of their seven-match street excursion as put up-All-Star play resumes.
The 24-calendar year-outdated Embiid is averaging 27.3 points and 13.5 rebounds in 54 video games this year. He has averages of 25. points, 10.3 rebounds and 3. helps in three vocation video games against the Blazers.
Data from The Connected Push was utilized over.