The big man forced Brown’s hand, and promptly got pulled from the center rotation.
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Embiid was 12-17 shooting with 33 points in 27 minutes, grabbing 10 rebounds as the Sixers held on to beat the Brooklyn Nets for their seventh win of the season.
Brett Brown is doing his best with a roster that’s suddenly become healthy, and ridiculous.
Nerlens Noel is back, making the list of Sixers bigs even bigger. Plus some telling Embiid stats.
Embiid, Ilyasova and Rodriguez led the Sixers to their first road win since January.
With Embiid and Okafor out Tuesday, Ersan Ilyasova stepped up big. But it wasn’t enough.
Think managing Embiid and Okafor is a challenge? Wait until Noel comes back. And Simmons.
Nerlens is back in town, but Brett Brown isn’t guaranteeing him any future minutes. Things are happening!
The Sixers’ frankly-pretty-raw big man had a bad night on national TV, but he’s still a contender.
The team waited until noon to make the announcement Embiid wouldn’t play, but, hey, a win!
Our weekly look at the Sixers bigs focuses on Embiid vs. Okafor. It’s no contest.
Week 2 of our Sixers Big Man Tracker adds a new big man, but still no wins.
At games he’s announced as 7’2″ but the Sixers list him at 7’0″. We need to figure this out.
Update: Embiid is great, Okafor is fine. The rest of the team? “We should see daylight,” Coach admits.
The Sixers lost in Joel Embiid’s debut, leading much of the game but falling to Russell Westbrook and OKC 103-97. Embiid finished with 20 points, 7 rebounds, 2 blocks and a ton of hope in 22 minutes.
We don’t blame you if you didn’t believe. Sometimes we didn’t.
Philly faces OKC in the season opener Wednesday. Breen and Jeff Van Gundy are on the call.
Brett Brown’s roster is full of bigs, and they’re not all healthy. We’ll track their stats all season.