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Joel Embiid exits with right hand injury, sits out second half staff and Twitter reports

Aug 12, 2020 8:42 PM ET

Joel Embiid was already dealing with a left ankle injury before hurting his right hand Wednesday night.

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid suffered a right hand injury in the first half Wednesday night against the Toronto Raptors and did not return. 

Embiid appeared to get hurt while attempting a rip-through move vs. Marc Gasol.

Embiid was evaluated at halftime and X-rays are negative, reports Serena Winters of NBC Sports Philadelphia.

Winters also reports Embiid was scheduled to play limited minutes in his return to action after missing previous game with a left ankle injury.

Embiid finished with five points, nine rebounds, one steal, one block and five turnovers in 14 minutes.

The Raptors won 125-121.

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