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Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid to have MRI after exiting Game 4 with right knee soreness

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Philadelphia 76ers’ star Joel Embiid suffered a right knee injury after a hard fall Monday night, which knocked him out of his team’s 122-114 Game 4 loss at the Washington Wizards.

Sixers coach Doc Rivers said Embiid would have an MRI on Tuesday and was uncertain if he would be able to play in Wednesday’s Game 5 in Philadelphia as the 76ers, up 3-1 in the series, try again to clinch.

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Embiid stayed in the game after a timeout and finished out the first quarter but was in some discomfort, holding his lower right back area. After checking out of the game in the final seconds of the first quarter, he went to the locker room, limping slightly, and never returned.

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