The 76ers could be making their next road trip without their top scorer.
Joel Embiid rolled his left ankle after stepping on a teammate’s foot at the end of Friday’s practice, multiple reports stated. Philadelphia is expected to list him as questionable for Saturday’s road game in Charlotte.
“He just came down on Amir’s (Johnson) foot and had a slight roll of the ankle. We don’t know much more than that,” Sixers coach Brett Brown said. “They told me that he will be listed as questionable tomorrow. … We’re listing it as questionable and we’re going to learn a lot more later this afternoon.”
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Embiid is the team’s leading scorer with 29.6 points per game, and is playing the most minutes of his career (35.6). He has recorded a double-double in each of the Sixers’ games while the team has fallen to 2-3.
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