Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee

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Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:12 am

Joel Embiid is listed as doubtful for Saturday's game 4 with a sore knee.


Embiid sat out game 3 with the same injury, and missed 14 out of the final 24 games in the regular season.


Brett Brown said the 76ers need to keep buying Embiid time to return. 


"It's always best to plan that you don't have him and be really surprised and happy when you do. I think that my belief and shared with Joel and our management and owners and so on is we're in a phase, we're in a stage where we're buying time. Can we get a win and buy a few more days? Can we get another win and buy, like, a few more days? We might lose, but you're alive -- buy three more days. And so, this is just the path that we're on with Joel. There is zero doubt he is our crown jewel and just with the phase and stage and how it's played out, to my best ability, this is how I see the world nowadays," said Brown. 

Via Dave McMenamin/ESPN

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Re: Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee 

Post#2 » by Revived » Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:26 am

They don’t need him against teams like the Nets but Raptors, Celtics, Bucks are a whole different animal.

Smart move to rest him for those teams.
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Re: Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee 

Post#3 » by Ben Simmons » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:01 am

Trade the bum :x
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Re: Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee 

Post#4 » by WindyCityBorn » Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:03 am

This guy is almost done.
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Re: Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee 

Post#5 » by aboveAverage » Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:39 pm

Did Brown say he's be OK with losing a game to buy Embiid more time to heal for the second round? Might not be a bad idea actually...
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Re: Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee 

Post#6 » by engelmartin » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:00 pm

Are we sure it's not his vagina that is sore?
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Re: Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee 

Post#7 » by IAMZOOTED2 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:36 pm

Agree Is good for Joel and it's good for the team. By playing without Joel, the team is being forced to find other ways to win. I wish things were different as a fan, but truth be told they don't need the big fella to work the Nets

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