Philadelphia middle Joel Embiid sat out the 76ers’ recreation Wednesday night time towards Miami due to soreness in his proper ankle.
Scheduled to start out for the Japanese Convention within the All-Star recreation this weekend, Embiid had 17 factors in a victory over New York on Monday night time. Additionally Monday, the 7-footer was named Japanese Convention Participant of the Week after averaging 26.7 factors, 15 rebounds and a couple of.three blocks final week because the 76ers went three-zero.
Embiid is averaging 23.7 factors, eleven.1 rebounds and 1.eight blocks.
The 76ers entered Wednesday in seventh place within the Japanese Convention, 1 1/2 video games forward of the eighth-place Warmth.