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Philadelphia 76ers | #21 | Center-Forward

Joel

Embiid

PPG

35.3

RPG

11.3

APG

5.7

PIE

22.6

HEIGHT

7'0" (2.13m)

WEIGHT

280lb (127kg)

COUNTRY

Cameroon

LAST ATTENDED

Kansas

AGE

29 years

BIRTHDATE

March 16, 1994

DRAFT

2014 R1 Pick 3

EXPERIENCE

7 Years

7'0" | 280lb | 29 years

DRAFT

2014 R1 Pick 3

BIRTHDATE

March 16, 1994

COUNTRY

Cameroon

LAST ATTENDED

Kansas

EXPERIENCE

7 Years

Last 5 Games

Game DateMatchupW/LMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
JAN 30, 2024PHI @ GSWL301451827.82633.32210016722085-21
JAN 25, 2024PHI @ INDL3131112055.02450.071070.016730021-20
JAN 22, 2024PHI vs. SASW3770244158.51250.0212391.399185111211
JAN 20, 2024PHI @ CHAW3733112347.8010.0111291.7191050332-2
JAN 19, 2024PHI @ ORLW3136122254.51250.011111001672401112

Player News

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02/25/2024, 5:33 PM

Hopeful for late-season return

Embiid (knee) remains out indefinitely, but coach Nick Nurse said before Sunday's game against the Bucks that the reigning MVP has gotten positive feedback and remains "really hopeful" for a late-season return, Austin Krell of USA Today reports.

02/06/2024, 10:43 PM

Expected to miss at least six weeks

Embiid (knee) is now expected to be out for 6-8 weeks, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

02/06/2024, 3:08 PM

Facing four-week re-evaluation

The 76ers announced that Embiid underwent a left meniscus procedure Tuesday and will be re-evaluated in four weeks, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

02/05/2024, 1:03 AM

Headed for surgery

Embiid will undergo a procedure this week to repair a left meniscus injury, a 76ers team official tells Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. A timeline for Embiid's return is expected to be provided following the procedure, but the expectation is that the center will miss an extended period of time.

02/03/2024, 6:25 PM

Diagnosed with meniscal flap tear

Embiid has been diagnosed with a displaced flap in his left meniscus and is evaluating his treatment options, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

Awards and Honors

  • 3 All-Defensive Team

  • 5 All-NBA

  • 7 NBA Player of the Month

  • 11 NBA Player of the Week

  • 3 NBA Rookie of the Month

  • 1 All-Rookie Team

  • 1 NBA Most Valuable Player