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.

Check out more content like this at NumberFire!

Leave Your Thoughts!

Check Also

UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. dos Anjos Preview

As the Elton John song goes, “Saturday Night all right for fighting,” and no m…