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Joel Embiid out for Sixers vs. Jazz, will receive further evaluation

The Philadelphia 76ers will finish up their 5-game road trip on Thursday when they take on the Utah Jazz. They are 0-4 on the trip following a 119-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday as they have dealt with a lot of injury adversity.

The biggest injury to keep an eye on is Joel Embiid. The big fella has been dealing with a knee injury and he missed two games on the trip before returning against Golden State.

Throughout the night against the Warriors, Embiid did not look all that healthy. He didn’t have the same explosion and he really labored through the 30 minutes he played. He finished with 14 points, seven rebounds, and eight turnovers before leaving early when Warriors forward Jonathan Kuminga fell on his knee.

Embiid will miss the final game of the trip against the Jazz as he will head back to Philadelphia and get some more evaluation.

Without Embiid, the Sixers will be looking to at least salvage a game on the road trip before returning home to host the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday.

Story originally appeared on Sixers Wire