“Very likely” Joel Embiid has knee surgery

The overwhelming favourite for rookie of the season so far season was cut short by a torn meniscus suffered against the Portland Trail Blazers on January 20th. The Philadelphia 76ers big man was finally fit for the season after missing the past two through injury after being drafted back in 2014.

Embiid was an integral part in Sixers season until suffering what was believed to be a minuscule injury but after more expert analysis it has been determined that is season is over and surgery is in his near future.

The Sixers initially hoped that surgery would not be necessary on the knee, but a recent scan revealed “a more pronounced tear,”

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