MVP finalist Joel Embiid suffered a “Small” meniscus tear in Game 4 of first round of the playoffs against the Washington Wizards and proceeded to miss the next game while the Sixers closed out the series. While he’s been listed as day-to-day, coach Doc Rivers is uncertain about the big man’s availability for Game 1 of Philadelphia’s second-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. “
The Brooklyn Nets lost Jeff Green to a strained plantar fascia at the end of May, and he sat out for the final three games of Brooklyn’s first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics. With Game 7 looming vs. the Mavericks on Sunday, and with the Clippers recently opting to go with a small-ball approach with Nicolas Batum at center, it wouldn’t be surprising if we don’t see Ibaka suit up for that game.