Sunday, 22 April, 2018

Joel Embiid to remain sidelined for Game 2

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Still, Embiid is on his way back from an orbital fracture whether the rest of the East likes it or not.

Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson took charge in Game 1 of the first-round series to elevate the Warriors' intensity at last playing without fellow All-Star and injured two-time MVP Stephen Curry, sidelined since March 23 with a sprained left knee.

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid comes out in a "Phantom of the Opera" mask as he rings a Liberty Bell replica before Game 1 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Philadelphia. The timetable for return was 2-to-4 weeks.

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported that all Embiid had to do to clear concussion protocol was prove he could withstand contact. Game 3 is Thursday night in Miami.

Simmons almost finished his first game in the postseason with a triple-double, finishing with 17 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds. "We gonna see how it feels in the next couple of days".

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Philadelphia won 16 straight games to close out the regular season.

"I feel fine", Redick said.

Without Embiid, the Sixers dominated the Heat in Game 1. He was superb as the Sixers' leader on the floor, commanding a second half surge that put Philadelphia in the driver's seat for good.

Toronto entered having lost an NBA-worst 10 consecutive Game 1s since, including six at home.

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