Embiid averaged 22.9 points while grabbing 11 boards and almost two blocks per game, showing his importance on both ends of the floor for a relatively inexperienced Philadelphia team. After Dwayne Wade added 28 points – more than any other player from the bench in Heat playoff history – to lead his team to victory, Embiid will be desperate to return to the series for game three, making his postseason debut in the process. “He's a competitor and wants to play. I don't blame him for being upset,” one fan wrote online. Another said: “He was cleared to play today, but the team still chose to rest him as a precautionary measure.