Joel Embiid’s recovery following the orbital bone fracture he suffered after colliding with teammate Markelle Fultz during a game against the Knicks last month has been slow. He’s been keen to get back on the court, even sporting a crazy new mask in order to do so safely, but he’s been frustrated by how slowly he’s been allowed to really get back in the game. However, according to a new report from Keith Pompey of the Philly Inquirer explains why the 76ers are being so cautious with their all-star player.
Embiid is listed as doubtful for Game 3 against the Miami Heat on Thursday night, and if he misses it, it’ll be the 11th game Embiid has sat out since his injury. Plus, he missed all but 31 games last season also due to injury. No matter how “fucking sick and tired of being babied” Embiid is, it sounds like there’s real danger in letting him play. Pompey argues that since “Miami is a physical team” and the current state of the NBA has players “throwing elbows” like it’s “just a part of the game, a shot to the left side of Embiid’s face could do major damage.”
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37 thoughts on “Joel Embiid’s Left Eye Injury Could Be Permanent”
Fuuhhhk. Bruh the best defender with a injury.. If your seeing this joel.. Come back We need to see you grow
“Something tells me Sixers may hold him out of the first round completely…”
whatever that “something” is that told u that needs to do its research next time 😂😂😂
And CompLex gets it wrong once again!
Any injury can be permanent if you comeback early and re injure it, but at least its not a joint injury. That shit happened to Grant Hill, he kept playing on a fucked up ankle and he was never the same.
Give him a helmet
For all those tough games, all new carbo le masko from adidas…
Is that the new Kanye Adidas Carbon Fiber Sports Mask?!
You're wrong Pierce… We won and Joel had 23 7 4 after missing 3 weeks #ttp
This is very common in basketball and is not permanent and he played tonight soooo not a big deal
Bruh someone stop him
This is a stupid a$$ because he is warming up for the game
He broke an orbital bone (very common in basketball), not permanent.
Should've seen it coming
Trust the process they said smh
Fultz legit ruined shit
76ers are cursed
Logic is biracial
Finally I get some good news this week
Trust the process
well hes playing
He’s back in no?
Yo pierce needs to do more videos not Frazier
Pray its not
Complex always reaching for a story, female of the YouTube channels
Just walk it off. Simple.
Fultz came back just to injure his teammate…
fucking fultz at it again
Don’t let this distract you from the fact that woody had a snake in his boot 👢