76ers center Joel Embiid has entered the NBA’s well being and security protocols after testing positive for COVID-19 on Monday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Embiid was planning to relaxation for Monday night time’s sport towards the Knicks, however was additionally not current on the group’s shootaround.
The group’s All-NBA center is the most recent member of the group to be positioned within the league’s COVID-19 protocols.
Veteran ahead Tobias Harris entered into the well being and security protocols on Nov. 1 and second-year ahead Isaiah Joe additionally entered the protocol final Thursday. Matisse Thybulle, whose locker is subsequent to Joe’s, was additionally positioned within the well being and security protocols on Friday. Each may even miss Monday’s sport towards the Knicks.
The four-time All-Star leads the 76ers in various classes, together with averaging 21.4 factors and 9.4 rebounds per sport this season.
Per The Athletic‘s Shams Charania, he’s anticipated to overlook no less than 10 days, except Embiid is ready to return two detrimental COVID-19 tests inside 24 hours.
Philadelphia performs the Knicks Monday and host the Bucks on Tuesday. They play the Raptors on Thursday at house earlier than starting a six-game street journey that embody video games towards the Pacers, Nuggets and Path Blazers.
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