Conflicting reports have surfaced recently regarding Joel Embiid‘s pursuit of a contract extension.
Howard Eskin of 94WIP reported that Embiid’s agent wants a new contract before Embiid scrimmages with the Sixers.
But according to Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times, there’s “nothing to the reports.”
— Tom Moore (@tmoore76ers) September 7, 2017
Sixers coach Brett Brown also denied the rumors, saying they’re “just not true” while on 94WIP’s Carlin & Reese show on Thursday.
"It's just not true."
-Brett Brown on the report that Joel Embiid is demanding a new contract before playing 5-on-5
— Carlin & Reese (@CarlinReeseWIP) September 7, 2017
Despite Embiid’s extensive injury history, Moore reports that a four-year, $100 million extension still seems “likely.”