Sources tell the Daily News that Joel Embiid has actually re-broken the navicular bone in his right foot; the same injury that sidelined him for the entirety of the 2014-15 season.

What It Means:

It’s tough to tell what the future holds for the 21-year old Cameroonian now that he will miss his second straight season with the same injury. It’s clear his ceiling is sky-high but with the potential emergence of Jahlil Okafor and the extended absence from competitive basketball for a kid far away from home, you have to wonder if Embiid can mentally hang in there.

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