The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Washington Wizards in five games to advance to the second round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs to face the Atlanta Hawks. In the first round against the New York Knicks Young averaged 29.2 points per game. My guess is Embiid will sit out and if they struggle too much without him, then he will play in Game 2.
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Ben Simmons started Game 5 against the Wizards at center while Matisse Thybulle made his first start of the series.
In Game 5, the Sixers had a defense designed to stop the perimeter.