Joel Embiid returns for Philadelphia 76ers
- The Philadelphia 76ers received a boost following the return of Joel Embiid midweek.
Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Joel Embiid made his injury comeback against the Detroit Pistons, the NBA franchise announced.
Embiid had been sidelined with a shoulder problem since February 26, however, the 76ers center returned to the court for Wednesday's clash.
The three-time All-Star avoided structural damage after colliding with Ante Zizic in Philadelphia's 108-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers last month.
Embiid is averaging 23.3 points, 11.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game for the 76ers this season.
The 76ers (38-26) are sixth in the Eastern Conference as they continue to struggle on the road, with a 10-24 record.Published 12 Mar 2020, 04:56 IST