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NBA: Superstar Embiid fehlt 76ers in Playoffs

The Philadelphia 76ers have to do without their best basketball players in the NBA playoffs until further notice.

Joel Embiid has a broken bone of the right eye socket and a concussion. According to US media, the 76ers announced on Friday evening (local time).

The 76ers did not provide any information on the duration of the center from Cameroon. With a comparable injury to the left eye socket, Embiid had been missing for three weeks and then played with protective mask after an operation.

The 76ers meet Miami Heat in the semi -finals of the Eastern Conference. Game one of the series is on Monday evening (local time).

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Embiid injured himself on Thursday in the final phase in the victory against the Toronto Raptors when the 76ers were already 29 points ahead. During a defense campaign, he had got his opponent’s elbow in the face and immediately went off the field. Embbiid is one of the three finalists for the most valuable player in the main round.