PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Sixers have put a tentative return date for star center Joel Embiid.
The team tweeted they are targeting Embiid’s return date for March 3 against the New York Knicks. That means Embiid will miss the next four games.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Provide COVID-19 Update
“Embiid went through full practice. Medical staff encouraged by progress towards becoming game ready. Target for return 3/3 v NYK,” the Sixers said.
Embiid has been suffering from a bone bruise and a small meniscus tear in his left knee.
He hasn’t played since Jan. 27.MORE NEWS: CDC, FDA Recommend US Pause Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns
Embiid has been averaging 20 points and nearly eight rebounds a game this season.