Joel Embiid out vs. Celtics Thursday

Nick Friar
January 08, 2020 - 1:11 pm

Sixers big man Joel Embiid had quite the performance when Philadelphia last played the Celtics on December 12. He finished with 38 points on 12-for-21 shooting (2-for-3 from deep), to go with his 13 rebounds and six assists.

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Embiid will not have the opportunity to repeat that performance when the Sixers host Boston on Thursday. He has been ruled out with a left ring finger injury.

Embiid dislocated the same finger in Philly’s game against the Thunder on Monday, but was able to return and played the rest of the night.

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