PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Joel Embiid will make his NBA debut on Wednesday night as the 76ers host the Oklahoma City Thunder.Car Crashes Into Storefront In Philadelphia's Oxford Circle Neighborhood
Head coach Brett Brown says the 22-year-old center will play 20 minutes broken up in five-minute segments.READ MORE: Man Killed, 16-Year-Old Student Shot In Head After Fight Near Lincoln High School, Philadelphia Police Say
Embiid missed the first two seasons of his NBA career after having back-to-back foot surgeries. The Sixers’ 2014 No. 3 overall pick has become a fan favorite thanks to his vibrant personality.SEPTA Riders Held Up Phones As Woman Was Raped On El Train In Upper Darby, Authorities Say
Embiid averaged 11.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 0.9 blocks in 14.7 minutes per game during the preseason.