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Sixers optimistic that Joel Embiid injury is not serious or long term

The Philadelphia 76ers have a lot of hope for their championship run in the 2021 playoffs. They are the No. 1 seed in the East and they have a 3-1 lead over the Washington Wizards in Round 1 of the playoffs.

However, all of their hopes are centered around the play of their best player, superstar Joel Embiid.

The big fella took a hard fall in the team’s Game 4 loss to the Wizards and he had to leave the game with what the team is calling right knee soreness. With the series now shifting back to Philadelphia, Embiid is now listed as doubtful for Game 5 on Wednesday.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski did offer some encouraging news for Sixers fans as there is hope and optimism around him that the injury is not too serious or long-term.

Woj hopped on Sportscenter and reported this:

I’m told, largely, there’s optimism around

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