Joel Embiid rings bell while wearing mask before 76ers playoff game
16 April 2018, 04:16 | Kristine Mills
Could a date with The King Le Bron James be on the cards for Aussie Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers
However, the Sixers will be without their All-Star center again in Game 2 of their playoff series against the Miami Heat on Monday night.
Embiid suffered an orbital bone fracture around his left eye in a March 28 collision with teammate Markelle Fultz and underwent surgery to fix the injury. When he does make it back, Embiid will sport a protective facial mask.
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Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 114-106 to snap a 10-game losing streak in play-off series openers. For numerous players, this is their first go-around with playing in postseason games. Juxtapose that against the raw potential of Embiid, Simmons and the Sixers, and you've got a hell of a matchup. But the Spurs and Heat both know they can steal the home-court edge away with wins in Game 2. That should give him another four days to rest ahead of Thursday's Game 3, which is now Embiid's expected return date. "Finally, here we are and our fans genuinely have something to be proud of with us", Brown said.
Without Embiid, the Sixers dominated the Heat in Game 1.
Although the two do a lot of the same things for their respective teams, Richardson offers a little more versatility as he is able to play either of the guard positions, creating for himself or others on offense. Whiteside averaged 19.0 points, 9.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game against the 76ers this season (excluding the February 2 game where he left early with a stomach virus). They couldn't possibly understand why Sixers fans were willing to tank multiple seasons for a top pick unless they survived the Eddie Jordan era with nothing but Evan Turner getting blocked 18 straight times at the rim to show for it.
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My husband kicked our pregnant daughter out
Phipps officially adopted the baby, Vaughn, last August and Snipes moved to North Carolina to be part of this modern family . The case of mistaken identity then lead to a weird texting exchange between the two women, which became increasingly heated.