Philadelphia heart Joel Embiid mentioned it’s doable that he’ll play in Recreation 2 of the 76ers’ second-round playoff sequence towards the Boston Celtics.
Embiid mentioned at a information convention to debate successful the NBA’s Most Useful Participant award that he desires to play within the sport on Wednesday night time, when the Sixers will attempt to take a 2-0 lead over the Celtics. He might want to focus on with the docs and coaching employees whether or not his sprained proper knee is prepared for him to return.
The oft-injured Embiid led the NBA in scoring for the second straight season, taking part in in 66 video games – the second-most in his profession. He missed the final sport of Philadelphia’s first-round sweep of the Brooklyn Nets and the primary sport of the second spherical, when the Sixers beat Boston to steal the home-court benefit within the sequence.