Sixers Plan To Play Joel Embiid In Back-To-Back Games Later This Week

by January 29, 2018

The process is happening.

For the first time in his career, the 23-year-old Joel Embiid is set to suit up for back-to-back games later this week, the team indicated on Monday.

Before Sunday’s clash against the Thunder, Embiid told reporters he would also be available Monday against the Bucks. But after the All-Star big man logged 36 minutes in a physical 122-112 loss, the Sixers are opting to play it safe, at least for now.

However, Embiid is expected to see action Friday (vs. Miami) and Saturday (at Indiana).

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