Tag: Joel Embiid

James Harden from the Philadelphia 76ers attempts to blow by Tyler Herro of the Miami Heat during a Game 1 loss at American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

76ers Injury Report: Joel Embiid Could Return for Game 3

The Philadelphia 76ers lost Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Miami Heat without Joel Embiid in the lineup while the MVP-candidate nurses an orbital fracture injury and a concussion. But, the Sixers could get Embiid back in the lineup as early as Game 3 when the series […]

Medical staff from the Philadelphia 76ers attend to Joel Embiid after he suffered an injury in Game 6 against the Toronto Raptors. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

76ers Injury Report: Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely with Orbital Fracture

It’s been a rough news cycle in the City of Brotherly Love after the Philadelphia 76ers announced big man Joel Embiid is out indefinitely after suffering a concussion and orbital fracture injury in the fourth quarter of the series-clinching victory against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday evening. Orbital fractures are […]

Devin Booker from the Phoenix Sus defends Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

2022 NBA Finals MVP: Early Odds on Booker, Greek Freak, Durant, Curry, Tatum

DraftKings updated its futures market for the 2022 NBA Finals MVP, with Devin Booker the betting favorite at +400 odds, followed by Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo (+500), Chris Paul (+550), Steph Curry (+800), Jayson Tatum (+900), and Kevin Durant (+1100). If you watch “Winning Time” about the rise of the […]

Joel Embiid is all smiles since the Philadelphia 76ers traded unhappy Ben Simmons for James Harden, and now Embiid is outright favorite to win the MVP. (Image: Getty)

NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid Betting Favorite with 21 Games to Go

With 21 games remaining in the regular season for the Philadelphia 76ers, Joel Embiid is the consensus betting favorite to win the 2022 NBA MVP at +120 odds even though the Sixers added James Harden in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets for Ben Simmons. Embiid holds a slight edge […]

James Harden and Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers celebrate a victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Image: Getty)

76ers Dismantle the Knicks with a Triple-Double by James Harden

The Philadelphia 76ers shut down the New York Knicks in the fourth quarter and pulled away to a victory to help celebrate the triumphant return of James Harden to New York City after the Brooklyn Nets shipped him to the 76ers before the trade deadline in exchange for Ben Simmons. […]

Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers dives on to the court for a loose ball against the Chicago Bulls in a huge win for Philly. (Image: Kamil Krzaczynski/USA Today Sports)

NBA High Guys: DeRozan Outguns Embiid, 76ers Beat Da Bulls

In one of the most exciting games of the season featuring two of the NBA’s top scorers, Joel Embiid dropped 40 points and the Philadelphia 76ers held off a late rally from the Chicago Bulls, despite a season-high 45 points from DeMar DeRozan. Embiid, the NBA’s leading scorer and the […]

Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers unleashed a heater during the month of January, which is why he's the new betting favorite to win the MVP. (Image: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty)

2022 NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokic New Favorites

Although Steph Curry led the 2022 NBA MVP race for most of this season, two elite big men emerged as the new betting favorites with Joel Embiid at the top of the board at +200 odds, and Nikola Jokic at +300 odds to win the MVP in back-to-back seasons. Just […]

Reigning MVP Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets guards Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors. (Image: Jed Jacobsohn/AP)

NBA MVP Race: Joker and Greek Freak Chasing Steph Curry

After a week into the second half of the NBA season, Steph Curry is the betting favorite to win the MVP at +180 odds, but Giannis ‘Greek Freak’ Antetokounmpo (+250), Nikola Jokic (+550), Joel Embiid (+600), and Ja Morant (+1000) are trying to chase him down. Kevin Durant was the […]

Joel Embiid unleashed a career-tying high 50 points for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Orlando Magic. (Image: Getty)

NBA High Guys: Joel Embiid Drops 50 Points in 27 Minutes (VIDEO)

The boos were heard, but they didn’t deter the Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, who tied a career-high with 50 points in a 123-110 victory over the Orlando Magic. The Magic led 57-47 at halftime, which was surprising considering they’re the worst team in the NBA with only eight wins through […]

Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers draws a double team from the Charlotte Hornets. (Image: Jared C. Tilton/Getty)

NBA High Guys: Joel Embiid with 43 Points in OT (Video)

The Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid unleashed 43 points in an overtime victory against the COVID-riddled Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. The Hornets were down five players while struggling to contain a COVID-19 outbreak, but Kelly Oubre almost led them to an upset victory over the visiting 76ers. In the end, […]

Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers passes when the Minnesota Timberwolves attempt to double team him. (INSERT: Getty)

NBA High Guys: Joel Embiid Returns with 42 Points After Beating COVID

Joel Embiid scored 42 points for the Philadelphia 76ers in a double-overtime loss against the Minnesota Timberwolves, which spoiled his return after missing nine games with a nasty bout of COVID-19. Embiid scored 42 points in 45 minutes of action. He shot 12-for-23 from the floor, including 2-for-4 from 3-point […]

Joel Embiid, center from the Philadelphia 76ers, unleashed one of his best performances of the season against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

Philadelphia 76ers Injury Report: Joel Embiid Out Due to COVID

Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers tested positive for COVID-19 and will sit out the next 10 days due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols. Embiid wasn’t scheduled to play in tonight’s game against the New York Knicks. With the 76ers facing back-to-back games on Monday and Tuesday, the […]

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons during practice. (Image: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty)

Sixers Suspend Sullen Ben Simmons After Practice Spat

In today’s latest Ben Simmons drama, the Philadelphia 76ers’ disgruntled point guard was kicked out of practice by head coach Doc Rivers for refusing to participate in a workout session, and as a result of the incident, the Sixers suspended Simmons for one game. Simmons won’t suit up for the […]