Knee swelling to sideline Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid indefinitely

Joel Embiid

Embiid is suffering from a minor left meniscus tear and has not played since January 27th. Over the course of 25.4 minutes per outing, he has notably averaged 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocks, 2.1 assists and 0.9 steals.

The Sixers also had some injury news about Simmons, who has yet to play his first National Basketball Association game: He had minor surgery to stimulate bone growth in his injured foot.

The 76ers said Simmons will resume training by the end of the week.

Simmons has had a rough first season with the Sixers.

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Simmons, who hasn't played a game in his first year as a member of an National Basketball Association roster had bone marrow injected into his foot to stimulate bone growth and speed up the healing process.

Simmons last week was ruled out by the 76ers for the remainder of the National Basketball Association season and isn't expected to see the court until Summer League at the earliest.

Also, guard Jerryd Bayless is slated to have the cast removed from his surgically repaired left wrist next week, when he can begin therapy and rehabilitation. But Embiid has appeared in just 31 of the Sixers' 58 games. He was the projected starter at point guard after signing a three-year, $24 million free agent contract.

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