Does Joel Embiid – Philadelphia’s 27-year-old franchise center with a distressing injury history – have that type of time?
Not only is Embiid facing yet another knee issue, Simmons’ absence could be exacerbating it. Ramonashelburne on Joel Embiid playing through injuries.
He’s playing, because Ben Simmons is not playing, and they need one of them on the court.
The 76ers could trade Simmons for players who’d alleviate the burden on Embiid right now.