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Why hasn't Ben Simmons played for Sixers? His foot may not be fully healed

NEW ORLEANS - Now we have a better idea why Ben Simmons hasn't played yet for the 76ers. The first overall pick in last summer's draft is scheduled to visit the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York as early as Monday to determine if his right foot is fully healed, according to multiple sources.

Boston Herald

Everett’s Nerlens Noel taking his next shot with the 76ers

Nerlens Noel dominated high school basketball gyms across New England, but if you saw the Everett native playing against the Celtics at the Garden last night, you may have noticed something different about his game.The Philadelphia 76ers center has a completely different shot than he once did.When Noel came into the NBA, he was sidelined his entire first season with a torn ACL. No bother, 76ers coach Brett Brown had a plan to make sure it wasn’t simply wasted time.“He came in and from the beginning he and I were able to spend a lot of time with each other because of the injury,” Brown...

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Brett Brown: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons will play this season

BOSTON - There has been speculation that 76ers center Joel Embiid might miss the final 26 games of the season with knee injuries.

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Celtics limp home to face 76ers

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics, coming off a long-distance four-game road trip and battling injuries and illness, are liable to be a bit weary when they host the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

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Short-handed 76ers face Hornets

Is Jahlil Okafor going to be traded? Is Joel Embiid's injury worse than originally reported? And if so, what about his Friday night dance moves?

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NBA Rumors: Joel Embiid Tears Meniscus In Knee

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid reportedly has a torn meniscus in his knee;According to Derek Bodner, Joel Embiid has been diagnosed with a slight meniscus tear in his left knee. The good news is that he won't require surgery.The injury originally happened in a January 20t...

Sports Illustrated

Report: 76ers' Joel Embiid has low–grade meniscus tear in left knee

Embiid reportedly won't have to have surgery on his knee.

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Cooney: Sixers hard to believe when it comes to injuries

WAIT . . . WHAT? Where does any of the 76ers' latest Joel Embiid saga make sense? Now Embiid has a very minor meniscal tear" in his left knee, team president Bryan Colangelo announced Saturday. This revelation comes after the organization had showed immeasurable frustration the past couple of weeks over repeated questions about the rookie center's health.

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Sixers end Heat's streak amid news on Embiid and Okafor

It turns out that Joel Embiid's injury is more serious than folks believed. A report by derekbodner.com forced the 76ers to reveal 15 minutes before Saturday night's game against the Miami Heat that their center had a slight meniscus tear in his left knee. An MRI revealed that following the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Jan. 20. Back then, the team had said only that Embiid left that game because of a bone bruise in the knee.

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Sixers mired in talks of trades, injuries

A team with a bona fide NBA star in Joel Embiid, and a potential one in Ben Simmons, the 76ers have a bright future. However the biggest storylines associated with the team has to do with injuries, showcasing players for perspective trades and acquiring lottery picks.

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Ben Simmons Return Date, Broken Down Logically

The Philadelphia 76ers have been waiting patiently for Ben Simmons to get healthy. When will he return? Let's look at it with a bit of logic.It was devastating for Philadelphia 76ers fans this year to see their top overall pick from the 2016 NBA Draft go down with a pretty serious injury. Onc...

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Bryan Colangelo: 'Goal' is for Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons to play together this season

76ers general manager called in to 97.5 The Fanatic on Thursday afternoon to provide an update on how Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are faring in their injury rehabs.

Boston Herald

Spurs' Aldridge to miss 76ers game with sore knee

SAN ANTONIO — Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge will not play against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a sore right knee.San Antonio is already without Pau Gasol, its starting center, who underwent surgery Jan. 20 to repair a broken left ring finger. Gasol broke his fourth metacarpal Jan. 19 while warming up before the Spurs home game against Denver. The 7-footer was expected to miss four to six weeks due to the injury.San Antonio has used a rotation of Dewayne Dedmon, David Lee and Davis Bertans to start in Gasols place.Aldridge has missed three games this season, including two for...

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Trust the Absence: 76ers Embiid out 3 games with knee injury

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Maybe ''The Absence'' would be a better nickname for Joel Embiid.

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76ers C Embiid to sit out next 3 games with knee injury

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has been ruled out for their game against Sacramento because of a left knee contusion.

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Bulls' Taj Gibson sits out against 76ers with ankle injury

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago forward Taj Gibson sat out the Bulls' game Sunday night against Philadelphia after injuring his left ankle injury in practice Saturday.

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Milwaukee Bucks: Grades From 102-86 Loss to Toronto Raptors

The Milwaukee Bucks headed to Toronto hoping to capitalize on All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan being sidelined due to injury. However, the Bucks fell short, losing their second straight game, and the seventh of their last eight.Fresh off a loss to the Joel Embiid-less Philadelphia 76ers on January...

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Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview: Jan. 25 vs Philadelphia 76ers

The Milwaukee Buckshave finally snapped their losing streak, and now the Bucks will have a chance to add another win against a banged up Philadelphia 76ers team.As Milwaukee Bucksfans who also cheer for the Green Bay Packers already know, injuries can derail even a very promising team. The Philade...

Los Angeles Times

Clippers stunned by 76ers, 121-110, in Blake Griffin's return from injury

Nerlens Noel scored 19 points, Richaun Holmes had 18 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Clippers, 121-110, on Tuesday night.  Here was a twist ending not even M. Night Shyamalan could have scripted from his courtside seat: The Sixers played without injured center Joel Embiid and still beat Blake...

Orange County Register

Clippers' Blake Griffin feels fine after first game since surgery

PHILADELPHIA – It wasn’t a bombshell announcement that Blake Griffin was going to be in the starting lineup Tuesday against the 76ers. For weeks, the game seemed like a logical return date for the Clippers’ star forward who underwent...

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How Do We Define Success for Ben Simmons?

With Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons expected to make his season debut soon, what sorts of standards should be set for a guy coming off a foot injury?The timeline for Ben Simmons' return is still up in the air. But, that does not mean that the return isn't eminent. Upon his return, ...

Los Angeles Times

Blake Griffin 'most likely' to play for Clippers against 76ers

Blake Griffin is “most likely” playing with the Clippers on Tuesday night when they face the Philadelphia 76ers, Coach Doc Rivers said Monday night before the Clippers played the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. Griffin has missed the last 18 consecutive games recovering from right knee surgery....

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Griffin back, Rivers out for Clippers; Embiid out for 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Blake Griffin started for the Los Angeles Clippers for the first time since he had arthroscopic right knee surgery in December.

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Clippers PF Blake Griffin is likely to return tonight vs. the 76ers

LA is 10-8 since Griffin left the lineup with a knee injury.

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An Interview About the Impact of Joel Embiid With Andre' Snellings

We had the great opportunity to talk to Andre Snellings about Joel Embiid and the impact he has had for the Philadelphia 76ers so far.Joel Embiid is taking the league by storm this season, surprising all of his doubters after he sat his first two yearsout with injury. While Sixers fans are certain...

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A Joel Embiid Injury Could Give Spotlight to Ben Simmons

If Joel Embiid's injury is serious, it would give Ben Simmons the stage to show what he's got s an NBA player for the Philadelphia 76ers.No one wants Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid to be injured. Not a single person who is a fan of the NBA that wants to see good young talen...

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Just How Bad is Joel Embiid's Injury?

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid injured his knee during Friday night's win over the Portland Trail Blazers, and the injury might be a bit worse than it appeared.It finally happened on Friday night. The moment Philadelphia 76ersfans had been dreading for quite some time -- their young ro...

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Sixers lose to Hawks and offer little news on Embiid injury

ATLANTA - Jahlil Okafor got the start at center for the 76ers here on Saturday night. Richaun Holmes also returned to the team after a stint in the NBA Development League.