Philadelphia: As the city of Philadelphia prepares to take part in the NBA Playoffs for the first time since the 2012 season as the Sixers take on Miami Heat.
On Friday, Sixers coach Brett Brown was guest on Dan Patrick Show and announced that Embiid will not play in Game 1 of their Playoff series vs Miami Heat.
Embiid is still recovering from surgery that he had to repair an orbital fracture of his left eye which he suffered in the win vs Knicks on March 28.
On Tuesday, Embiid posted on Instagram of him wearing a mask that he would wear in the games while he recovers from the injury
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Play how Embiid got hurt when his head collided with Markelle Fultz
— David Malandra Jr (@David_Malandra) March 28, 2018