PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Sixers’ Center Joel Embiid has cleared the NBA’s concussion protocol.

However, the Sixers will be without their All-Star center again in Game 2 of their playoff series against the Miami Heat on Monday night.

Sixers’ Joel Embiid Out For Game 1 Against Heat

Joel Embiid hasn’t played since March 28 when he suffered a broken bone around his left eye in a collision with teammate Markelle Fultz.

Embiid had surgery on March 31.

The 7-footer wore the mask during pregame shooting drills and would need one in the postseason.

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He is still out for Monday night’s game vs. Miami.

The timetable for his return is still unclear.

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