Philadelphia 76ers core Joel Embiid suffered an orbital detonate that will need medicine and he also has a concussion, a Sixers pronounced Thursday.
Surgery to residence a orbital detonate in his left eye will be achieved in a entrance days, a group said.
ESPN’s Zach Lowe reported that, tentative a formula of a surgery, Embiid could lapse in dual to 4 weeks. The 76ers have clinched a mark in a playoffs, that start Apr 14.
Embiid took to Twitter after Thursday to encourage supporters he’s already set his sights on returning to action.
I theory we gotta trust “The Process” that I’ve been preaching… Unfortunate weird collision though I’ll be some-more than fine. Injuries jokes entrance in 3,2,1 #TheProcess #Two-Face pic.twitter.com/6Q2wXaOC6C
— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) March 30, 2018
Embiid suffered a injuries Wednesday night in a nasty collision with teammate Markelle Fultz during a Sixers’ 118-101 win over a New York Knicks.
He was primarily evaluated in a locker room and after taken to Jefferson Hospital for serve analysis and testing.
Immediately following a injury, Embiid upheld a NBA’s locker room concussion comment tool. However, he after began experiencing symptoms. He has been put in a NBA’s concussion protocol.
Embiid was expelled from a sanatorium Thursday though will not transport with a group to Atlanta for Friday’s diversion opposite a Hawks, a Sixers said.
Fultz was pushing toward a basket 20 seconds into a second entertain when he collided with Embiid, who immediately went to a floor.
Embiid remained on a building before finally being assisted by Philadelphia’s trainer. Fultz was not harmed on a play.