PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Sixers center Joel Embiid is now listed as “out indefinitely” and will have an MRI today, after experiencing swelling in his left knee.
On Thursday, the Sixers said Embiid’s target date to return is Friday, March 3. The Sixers have just 24 games remaining this season.
Embiid is suffering from a minor left meniscus tear and has not played since Jan. 27. The Sixers did not reveal Embiid was suffering from a meniscus tear until February 13th.
Embiid hyperextended his knee on Jan. 20, but played one week later.
Embiid, 22, is averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 2.5 blocks in 25.4 minutes per game over 31 games this season.