The Philadelphia 76ers will continue their three-game homestand on Wednesday when they host the Indiana Pacers, but they might have to go to battle without their superstar big man.
For the second straight game, Joel Embiid will be listed as questionable for a matchup. Before Monday’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans, Embiid was listed as questionable due to back soreness. The big fella will now be listed as questionable for Wednesday’s contest with the Pacers due to a sore left foot.
Embiid is coming off another dominant night on Monday as he had 42 points with 11 rebounds and five assists. It will be interesting to see how the rest of the day is handled as the Sixers prepare for a Pacers team that has won four in a row.
If Embiid can’t go, the Sixers will have to find a way to contend with Myles Turner inside and find a way to protect the paint without him. Tipoff from the Wells Fargo Center is set for 7 p.m. EST.
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