76ers: Joel Embiid, battling knee injury, out indefinitely

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The Philadelphia 76ers say center Joel Embiid is out indefinitely with a left knee injury. (WPVI)

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday as he deals with swelling and soreness in his injured left knee.

The 76ers have ruled Embiid out indefinitely. He has not played since Jan. 27 after suffering a bruised left knee and has missed 16 of Philadelphia's past 17 games.


Embiid, the No. 3 overall pick in 2014, missed the first two seasons while recovering from foot surgery. He is averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game in 2016-17.
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