NBA News: Sixers star Joel Embbiid wants to run in game 4 despite a ligament injury

Sixers-Star Joel Embiid wants to run despite a ribbon injury in the right thumb in game 4 of the series against the Toronto Raptors. According to information of espn Plant Philadelphia, the center for the encounter on Saturday as available to lists - despite "significant pain and complaints" and a sprain.

Joel Embiid Calls Game In Toronto ???? | Inside The NBA reacts to Sixers-Raptors Game 3 | NBA on TNT In the near future, an MRI examination could be made to determine the severity of the injury. When training, Embiid had recently been seen with a bandage at the thumb, but Head Coach Doc Rivers gave all-clear: "He's fine, we just do not want someone to meet his arms and his hands. But it's all right."

Embiid stopped his press after the third victory in the third game against Toronto only two hours after the end of the game after extensive treatments had been carried out. Also then he already carried a tape at the thumb. "I do not know exactly what happened. But I suddenly felt pain. I think I may have sprained something. We will see." When asked if he could fail, he realized: "No, no chance."

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With a victory on Saturday night German time, the 76ers could already make the sweep and the entry into the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Embiid showed its best playoff performance in Game 3 of the series, where he prevailed after 19 and 31 points 33 points (12/20 FG) and 13 rebounds and met the threesome to the 104: 101 victory after extension. In Regular Season, the Cameruner came to 30.6 points, 11.7 rebounds and 4.2 assists at 49.9 percent from the field.

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