Joel Embiid back after nine games sidelined

Joel Embiid back after nine games sidelined

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Shams Charania: 76ers‘ Joel Embiid (COVID-19) and Tobias Harris (hip) will return to lineup tonight vs. Minnesota.
Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Edwards challenges Embiid at the rim — and wins. – 6:17 PM

Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Timberwolves goin with doubling Joel Embiid on the catch when he’s within the 3-point arc.
KAT is Embiid’s primary matchup, Ant has been the roving doubler. – 6:16 PM

Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Wolves sent a double team with Edwards after Embiid on that last touch. – 6:14 PM

Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Towns and Embiid seemed to have a cordial little chat before tip. – 6:11 PM

Noah Levick @NoahLevick
A warm welcome back for Joel Embiid: pic.twitter.com/l5L7j2GDFo6:09 PM

Tom Moore @TomMoorePhilly
Huge ovation for #Sixers star center Joel Embiid, who is back after missing 8 games due to COVID-19. Lots of boos for the Timerbwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns. – 6:09 PM

The Vertical @YahooSportsNBA
Joel Embiid is back ‼️
Embiid will play tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team announced.
➡️ https://t.co/8NX85DtO2q pic.twitter.com/s81h3YmsGV5:54 PM

Tom Moore @TomMoorePhilly
Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris are playing and starting for #Sixers. Shake Milton (left groin soreness) is out. – 5:31 PM

Ky Carlin @Ky_Carlin
While Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris are set to return, Shake Milton is out tonight with left groin soreness #Sixers5:31 PM

Noah Levick @NoahLevick
Sixers starters:
Maxey
Curry
Thybulle
Harris
Embiid
Shake Milton is out with left groin soreness. – 5:30 PM

Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers
Tobias Harris (hip) and Joel Embiid (COVID) will both play tonight vs. #Timberwolves. – 5:28 PM

Kyle Neubeck @KyleNeubeck
Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris will both play tonight – 5:27 PM

Justin Grasso @JGrasso_
Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris are set to return tonight, per @Shams Charania5:27 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris will play for Sixers tonight, source tells ESPN. – 5:27 PM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
76ers‘ Joel Embiid (COVID-19) and Tobias Harris (hip) will return to lineup tonight vs. Minnesota. – 5:26 PM

Derek Bodner @DerekBodnerNBA
We’ve got a Joel Embiid sighting.
Embiid has missed the previous 9 games in the league’s health and safety protocols. He’s officially listed as questionable for tonight’s game against the Wolves, with a final determination made after his pregame routine. pic.twitter.com/C2CuZ273RI5:18 PM

Kyle Neubeck @KyleNeubeck
Embiid out here going through pregame routine now. Sonny Hill watching carefully pic.twitter.com/uYhdZFC6yx5:14 PM

Gina Mizell @ginamizell
Doc Rivers did not have an update on either Joel Embiid (health and safety protocols) or Tobias Harris (hip) at his pregame availability. He said they both participated in a low-minute scrimmage yesterday. – 4:21 PM

Ky Carlin @Ky_Carlin
Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris remain game time decisions tonight #Sixers4:17 PM

Tom Moore @TomMoorePhilly
#Sixers coach Doc Rivers: Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris are game-time decision. ‘We’ll see.’ – 4:17 PM

Noah Levick @NoahLevick
Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris are both game-time decisions, Doc Rivers said. – 4:17 PM

Kyle Neubeck @KyleNeubeck
Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris played in a low minute scrimmage yesterday, Doc Rivers says, and sounds like their status is still TBD heading into tonight’s game – 4:17 PM

Justin Grasso @JGrasso_
Doc Rivers says “we’ll see” about Tobias Harris and Joel Embiid playing tonight. So, they are game time decisions #Sixers4:17 PM

More on this storyline

Adrian Wojnarowski: Sixers plan to list Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris (hip) as questionable for Saturday’s game against Minnesota, source tells ESPN. There’s a real possibility that Embiid could make his return after missing eight games with Covid. -via Twitter @wojespn / November 26, 2021

Justin Grasso: The #Sixers officially listed Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris as questionable for tomorrow vs. #Timberwolves. Seth Curry and Danny Green were not listed after they were questionable leading up to Wednesday’s game. -via Twitter @JGrasso_ / November 26, 2021

Ky Carlin: Seth Curry, Tobias Harris, and Danny Green are all questionable for tomorrow’s matchup with the Warriors Joel Embiid remains out with hopes of him returning on Saturday Ben Simmons remains out #Sixers -via Twitter @Ky_Carlin / November 23, 2021

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