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76ers vs. Hawks: Doc Rivers’ Update on PJ Tucker’s Health
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76ers vs. Hawks: Doc Rivers’ Update on PJ Tucker’s Health

The Philadelphia 76ers’ injury report has had quite a few names on it lately. As the All-Star center Joel Embiid was out with the flu, the team suffered a significant hit as James Harden injured his foot in last Wednesday’s matchup against the Washington Wizards.The next day, Harden was diagnosed with a tendon strain. Now, the All-Star guard is out of the lineup for the time being. While Joel Embiid is back in the mix, the Sixers have had a couple of other players pop up on the report over the last few games.The veteran reserve Danuel House Jr. missed back-to-back games as he battled a non-COVID illness similar to Embiid’s. After missing two games, House returned to the floor on Thursday night when the Sixers took on the Atlanta Hawks.Going into that matchup, Philadelphia added their ve...
Doc Rivers addresses Joel Embiid’s health after Sixers fall to Knicks
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Doc Rivers addresses Joel Embiid’s health after Sixers fall to Knicks

PHILADELPHIA–The Philadelphia 76ers went to battle with the New York Knicks on Friday severely shorthanded. Not only were they missing James Harden due to his foot injury, but they were also missing Joel Embiid for the third straight game due to the flu. It ended with the Sixers falling to the Knicks 106-104 at home. Philadelphia dropped to 4-6 on the season and it’s their second consecutive loss following a 3-game win streak. Before the game, Embiid did warm up. He was out there shooting pregame with tape on his shoulder, and it appeared that he was ready to make his return. He even participated in morning shootaround, but he was scratched late and the Sixers felt his absence out there. “We didn’t know, honestly, we didn’t know,” said coach Doc Rivers. “I was 50/50 watching him at shoo...