Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid

Height/Weight: 7' 0"/280 lbs
Born: Yaounde, Cameroon
College: Kansas
Draft: 2014 1st round (3rd pick) by the
  • The Canadian Press

    Joel Embiid returns from injury scare, scores 32 as 76ers beat Magic 125-113

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 32 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists after an apparent injury scare in the first half and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Orlando Magic 125-113 on Friday night in a critical game for Eastern Conference playoff seedings. Tyrese Maxey scored 28 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. added 21 as Philadelphia (46-36) won its seventh straight game and moved into a tie with Orlando for the sixth seed in the East. The Sixers and Magic are a half-game behind Indiana for the N


    Magic vs 76ers Game Highlights

    The 76ers defeated the Magic, 125-113. Joel Embiid (32 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists) and Tyrese Maxey (28 points, 3 assists) combined for 60 points for the 76ers, with Kelly Oubre Jr. adding 21 points and 9 rebounds in the victory. Paolo Banchero tallied 22 points, season-high 15 rebounds, and 7 assists for the Magic in the losing effort.

  • The Canadian Press

    Joel Embiid returns to action after limping off in 76ers' game versus Magic

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was back on the court at the start of the second half of Friday's game against the Orlando Magic after appearing to hurt his left knee in the final minutes of the second quarter. Embiid, who missed 29 games after suffering a torn left meniscus on Jan. 30 at Golden State, landed awkwardly on a layup drive down the lane with about 1:40 left in the second quarter. While play continued, Embiid limped noticeably to midcourt and gave up on the