Sixers’ Embiid has surgery to repair broken orbital bone

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Embiid was injured when guard Markelle Fultz accidentally head-butted him while diving toward the basket Wednesday against the New York Knicks. The 7-footer immediately went to the floor and remained there for several minutes before eventually getting helped off the court.Embiid also suffered a concussion and remains in the NBA’s concussion program.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe Sixers clearly need their big man if they’re going to make a run in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Embiid leads the team with 22.9 points and 11 rebounds in 63 games, helping Philly clinch its first playoff berth since 2012. In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, center, lies not he court after an injury during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid had surgery Saturday to repair a broken bone around his left eye.The team says there is no timetable for Embiid’s return. He is scheduled to have a post-operative examination late next week, and further updates will be provided then.ADVERTISEMENT Nash, Kidd, Allen, Hill in 13-member Basketball Hall of Fame class Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenterscenter_img Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism View commentslast_img

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