Joel Embiid Injury: Updates on 76ers C’s Recovery from Foot Surgery

April 4th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

It's been nearly two years since the Philadelphia 76ers selected Joel Embiid in the 2014 NBA draft, but the oft-injured big man is reportedly making progress after undergoing a second surgery on his right foot last summer. 

Continue for updates. 

Embiid Cleared for Most Activities Monday, April 4   Citing a source, Calkins Media's Tom Moore reported "Embiid's lone restriction right now is 'full-contact, full-court scrimmaging.'"

The third pick in the 2014 draft recently returned from his second rehab stint in Qatar, where Sixers head coach Brett Brown said the 22-year-old was able to make strides in the rehabilitation process.

"A little quicker, a little bit more active heart rate, a little bit more getting blood flowing, a little more movement—a little bit more of a little bit more," Brown said of how Embiid looked at practice Monday after returning from rehab, according to Moore (via the Bucks County Courier Times). 

Aspetar—the facility Embiid worked out at in Qatar—also impressed Brown. 

"It's extremely private," Brown said, p ...

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