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01:10  21 april  2019
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Sixers GM: Embiid may not be ready for start of playoffs

Sixers GM: Embiid may not be ready for start of playoffs Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand said Wednesday that "it's possible" center Joel Embiid won't be ready to play when the postseason begins, according to The Athletic's Michael Lee. Embiid is sitting out the regular-season finale due to load management and left knee soreness, but Brand is optimistic that he won't be forced to miss any time. The superstar missed the first eight games following the All-Star break with knee issues. He also sat three games at the end of March and beginning of April due to load management.

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Sixers - Nets Game 3 preview. 0:26. LeVert thinks Embiid and Simmons' laugh was 'disrespectful'. Embiid spoke a little less than an hour before the game. In the middle of a large scrum of curious reporters, he said his knee was getting better “slowly but surely,” though it doesn’t sound like his

Nets' Allen posterizes Sixers' Embiid© Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images BROOKLYN, NY - APRIL 20: Jarrett Allen #31 of the Brooklyn Nets dunks the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers during Game Four of Round One of the 2019 NBA Playoffs on April 20, 2019 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid opted to fight through the pain and play in Game 4 on Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets.

Nets run Sixers off the court in shocking 111-102 Game 1 rout in Philly

Nets run Sixers off the court in shocking 111-102 Game 1 rout in Philly Before his first playoff series as a head coach, the tireless and obsessive Kenny Atkinson was concerned that he was overpreparing. So he Google-searched “general playoff preparation comments in the NBA,” proving that the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets tackles perplexities like the rest of us with internet service. “I was checking myself to make sure I don’t do much,” Atkinson said. “I did some research this morning – how does Popovich prepare and what do other coaches say about preparing for the playoffs. Be careful that you don’t complicate it too much.

Watch: Joel Embiid Posterizes Russell Westbrook With Ferocious Dunk, Stares Him Down. Joel Embiid threw down on Sunday afternoon with all types of disrespect. In the first quarter, Embiid pulled off a ball fake at the top of the key that got Steven Adams to bite before throwing down a ferocious

Embiid posterizes Sixers to halftime lead. The Sixers make a 14-5 run to end the half, and lead the Celtics 51-48.

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It’s a decision he might be regretting after being on the receiving end of a posterizing dunk.

Midway through the fourth quarter, the Nets' Jarrett Allen went up and grabbed a lob from Caris LeVert and rocked it through the hoop in front of Embiid for the massive alley-top jam.

Allen’s poster moment couldn’t have come at a bigger time as it gave Brooklyn a three-point lead and fueled the Nets to another big run.

The 20-year-old is Allen was dominating in this game and could be a big reason why Brooklyn may pull off the win and tie the series at two games each.

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Nets' Allen posterizes Sixers' Embiid

Joel Embiid will pay any fine Jimmy Butler receives for Game 4 ejection.
Sixers center Joel Embiid will cover whatever fine Jimmy Butler receives for being ejected from today’s game with the Nets, relays Marc Narducci of The Philadelphia Inquirer. The incident happened in the third quarter after Embiid received a Flagrant 1 foul while blocking a shot by Jarrett Allen. Jared Dudley physically confronted Embiid, and Butler pushed Dudley in the back. Dudley was also ejected for the fracas, and an NBA spokesman said fines could be announced tomorrow. “I for sure fed off that,” Embiid said. “The fact that he had my back, I will pay the fine and it was great to see.” Butler stood by his actions in the post-game press conference.

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