Joel Embiid Out Remainder of Season

Published On March 1, 2017 » 227 Views» NBA News
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Joel Embiid will not return this season.

The exciting rookie season of Joel Embiid has ended due to his left knee injury. Embiid hoped to return for the final months of the season, but the Philadelphia 76ers have decided it is best for the franchise to keep him out.

Philadelphia has no shot of making the playoffs but fans will fondly remember Embiid rejuvenating the hapless franchise with exciting play and a win streak in January.

This leads to discussion about the Rookie of the Year Award. Embiid will have missed a good percentage of the season but no other first year player has been anywhere near as impressive as he was.

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