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Joel Embiid 2017-2018 Season Outlook

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2017 - 25 mpg | 2.5 bpg

2018 - 32 mpg | 1.9 bpg

 

For those watching Sixers Games.. why the drop? Not used playing big minutes and so he is pacing himself? Nobody dares to drive to the basket with him in the game?

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7 hours ago, G.O.B. said:

2017 - 25 mpg | 2.5 bpg

2018 - 32 mpg | 1.9 bpg

 

For those watching Sixers Games.. why the drop? Not used playing big minutes and so he is pacing himself? Nobody dares to drive to the basket with him in the game?

It's combination of both. Taking care of his body.

 

Last year he tried to swat any and everything, and he was always landing awkwardly. I mean, always. Than can only lead to bad things. He still does it this year but less. That and obviously after playing 70 some games now players around the league don't try to drive on him much anymore

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34 minutes ago, FantasyBallFan said:

On pace to play 71 games if he stays healthy the rest of the way. 

 

This guy has been my difference maker all season

Lebron agrees

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f***in five fouls in the third???? five fouls???? f--- this s--- man

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Turns out, he's ok. And hopefully he plays Friday. I need him..

Joel Embiid (face) went to a local hospital for precautionary tests.

The good news is he didn't have any concussion symptoms, and X-rays were negative for a fracture to his face. The 76ers could update his status tomorrow, but they are traveling to Atlanta for a Friday game. For now, hopefully Embiid is good to go for that one. If he's not, that would make Richaun Holmes a hot fantasy add.
 
 

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First Kevlove and now Embiid. I’m doomed this semis matchup. 

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9 minutes ago, reverb said:

What type of line are we expecting from Holmes? 

 

"He's coming off a breakout season in Philly and really shined when Joel Embiid (knee) went down, averaging 13.6 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.2 blocks, 1.0 steals and 0.7 3-pointers on 58.1 percent shooting after the All-Star break"

 

But that's last year and this year a different squad. So something along the lines. Hopefully he starts and get mad minutes but again who knows with Saric, Simmons, Illy. 

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Orbital fracture + Concussion. I'm always curious, he was obviously in more serious pain than Love, how come he has no concussion symptoms.

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