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Embiid misses Philadelphia scrimmage with calf tightness
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Joel Embiid is hurting, and that's a cause for concern as the Philadelphia 76ers get set to restart their season this week. The All-Star starting centre sat out Philadelphia's scrimmage against Oklahoma City on Sunday with right calf tightness, something 76ers coach Brett Brown hopes is merely a minor blip. “I believe we’re just getting out in front of stuff and being smart with it,” Brown said. Embiid has an extensive injury history, has never appeared in more than 64 games in a regular season and missed 21 of Philadelphia's 65 games this season before the season was shut down March 11 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The NBA is back, and an appetite among fans appears to have come with it.
TNT's broadcast of Thursday's NBA restart doubleheader more than doubled the network's average viewership for a regular-season telecast, with an average audience of 2.9 million, the league and Turner Sports announced.
The nightcap between theand delivered an average audience of 3.4 million, with a peak viewership of 4.1 million. The Lakers defeated the Clippers 103-101, while the beat the 106-104 in the first game.
TNT's "Inside the NBA" program also garnered its best ratings since the opening weekend of the 2018-19 season, with an average of 1.3 million viewers.
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Nurse and Raptors decide to go hard two days before much-anticipated return .
Two days before they step on the court for their first game in more than four months, the Toronto Raptors didn't want to take it easy Wednesday. So after a casual poll of players revealed they wanted to go harder ahead of Friday's scrimmage against the Houston Rockets, coach Nick Nurse shredded his practice plan that had called for a light day. "I just flipped it and decided that we'd go play a little bit more today and condition and compete today just after going around and talking to some of the guys in their pre-practice," Nurse, who wore a facemask with a monogrammed "Coach Nurse.
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