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Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers notebook: Kyle Korver shut down for three games; Iman Shumpert misses second in a row

SAN ANTONIO: A Cavaliers’ season disjointed by injuries has hit another snag.Coach Tyronn Lue and the training staff decided Monday to shut down shooting guard Kyle Korver for three games so he can rest and undergo treatment on his sore left foot.Korver sat out Monday night against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center and will also be sidelined Thursday at Chicago against the Bulls and for Friday’s home game against the Philadelphia 76ers. After that, the Cavs said Korver’s situation will be re-assessed.Iman Shumpert sat out his second consecutive game against the Spurs with right knee...


Smallwood: Hard not to be skeptical about Embiid's return

IF YOU'RE a 76ers fan, you'd like to take the optimistic view that this time the organization is correct about the timetable for Joel Embiid's return from surgery.

FOX Sports

Philadelphia 76ers: Joel Embiid Finally Undergoes Knee Surgery

Sidelined since Jan. 27, the Philadelphia 76ers have finally announced that Joel Embiid has undergone knee surgery.After nearly two months of indecision, the Philadelphia 76ers have finally announced that center Joel Embiid has undergone knee surgery.Sidelined since Jan. 27, Embiid initially h...

FOX Sports

Embiid has surgery to repair torn meniscus

CHICAGO (AP) Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid had minor surgery on his left knee Friday to repair a torn meniscus.

Chicago Tribune

Hard to see value in Dwyane Wade returning from injury if Bulls make playoffs

Without consulting Gallup or Twitter, most people seem to view it as encouraging news that an injured Dwyane Wade intends to rejoin to Bulls if they make the playoffs. But is it? The Bulls head into Friday's game against the 76ers in ninth place in the Eastern Conference, on the outside looking...

Sun Herald

76ers' Embiid to undergo surgery for torn meniscus

The Philadelphia 76ers say center Joel Embiid will undergo surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee. Team spokesman Mike Preston said before Wednesday's game against the Oklahoma City …

The Republican

Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers center, 'very likely' to have knee surgery (report)

According to a report, Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid is "very likely" to need knee surgery.


Embiid set for surgery on meniscus, 76ers say

Embiid set for surgery on meniscus, 76ers say

FOX Sports

Florida Midday Minute: Magic vs. 76ers, extension for Rays' Kiermaier

Hana Ostapchuk has the Florida sports update for March 20, 2017, featuring updates on the Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins.

The Republican

Isaiah Thomas injury: Boston Celtics star not traveling for games against Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers

BOSTON -- After celebrating their full health Wednesday night, the Boston Celtics lost another key piece Thursday for at least two games. The Celtics announced Isaiah Thomas will miss meetings with the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers this weekend because of a right knee...

San Francisco Chronicle

Warriors game day: Can Golden State limit Philadelphia’s Saric?

Can Golden State limit Philadelphia’s Saric? Warriors: PG Stephen Curry (24.9 ppg, 6.3 apg), SG Klay Thompson (21.9 ppg, 3.7 rpg), SF Patrick McCaw (3.8 ppg, 1.4 rpg), PF Draymond Green (10.2 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 7.1 apg), C Zaza Pachulia (6.4 ppg, 6.0 rpg) Warriors injury report: SF Kevin Durant (grade 2 MCL sprain and tibial bone bruise) is out. 76ers injury report: PG Jerryd Bayless (left wrist surgery), C Joel Embiid (left knee injury), SF Ben Simmons (acute fracture, right foot) and C Tiago Splitter (right calf strain) are out. Can Stephen Curry break out of his three-point shooting...


Cooney: Sixers' Luwawu-Cabarrot taking advantage of injuries and trades to showcase his talents

AS WE'VE ALL become accustomed to when talking about the 76ers over the past four seasons, measuring success goes way deeper than wins. The hope is that this process comes to fruition sometime in the near future. Gazing into the future has been a common practice for fans for quite some time. And, with injuries this season to Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Jerryd Bayless, and the trades of Nerlens Noel and Ersan Ilyasova, that practice has continued.

Orange County Register

Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan save Clippers from letdown against 76ers

LOS ANGELES – There was no rousing comeback or dramatic late-game run. Ultimately, the Clippers’ talent won out against an injury-depleted Philadelphia 76ers team that for more than three quarters outworked and outplayed them. The Clippers won,...

Sun Herald

Blazers need OT to top undermanned Sixers

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Philadelphia 76ers played better than expected. With a roster depleted by injuries, the belief was that they would be vastly overmatched against the hot Portland Trail …


Saric scores 28, but Sixers lose in OT

PORTLAND, Ore. - The 76ers played better than expected. With a roster depleted by injuries, the belief was that they would be vastly overmatched against the hot Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Instead, they displayed the grit that has been their staple under fourth-year coach Brett Brown.


Joel Embiid’s Injury A Blessing In Disguise For The Philadelphia 76ers

Joel Embiid is out for the remainder of the NBA season, and that could be a blessing in disguise for the Philadelphia 76ers. With the NBA playoffs out of reach, not to mention a bevy of questions involving the franchise, shutting Joel Embiid down is what is best for the Sixers. That is for the present and the near future. Trust in the Philadelphia 76ers as a franchise has diminished as of late. Another injury-plagued season has taken place for the Sixers. With ESPN reporting that Joel Embiid will miss the rest of the season due to a torn meniscus, problems have overtaken all of the possible...

FOX Sports

Philadelphia 76ers Rule Out Joel Embiid For Season

The Philadelphia 76ers' frustrating run with injuries continued with center Joel Embiid ruled out for the remainder of the season. However, their handling of this situation seems far from ideal.The Philadelphia 76ers can't catch a break.Just a week after announcing that rookie Ben Si...


Embiid out for season; meniscus injury worsens

MIAMI - The 76ers declared Joel Embiid out for the season on Wednesday. Now they turn to the question of how to build their team going forward around the often-injured center.


Sixers again at stage where winning doesn't matter

PESSIMISM ABOUNDS since the injury bug has once again become the theme of all that is surrounding the 76ers at this point. Ben Simmons won't debut until October, perhaps the same time we see Joel Embiid back on the floor. Gone is the team's best all-around player in Ersan Ilyasova, along with popular shot blocker Nerlens Noel.