Joel Embiid leaves game due to injury

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However, he went to a hospital for more testing. More information on the injury should be provided after the game, as well prior to Friday's game.

The Knicks dropped their last game 137-128 to the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.

Joel Embiid will not travel with the 76ers for their upcoming two-game road trip, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. He did not return.

Fultz was not injured on the play.

Embiid's head crashed into Markelle Fultz and the big man was down on the floor in obvious pain before managing to get up and go to the locker room. That said, with his history of injury, it's unlikely Philadelphia fans will be entirely convinced of his safety until he's back on the court wreaking havoc on opposing teams. However, the news could have been worse, at least as initially diagnosed, as the 76ers said that Embiid had suffered a facial contusion but no fractures, and that he passed concussion tests.

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Footage of Embiid walking into the tunnel didn't offer much relief, as he keeled over and grabbed his head just a couple of steps in before the curtains shut.

Embiid, known for his active and humorous social-media presence, subsequently posted a short video from the hospital with the phrase, "Not good".

The standout is arguably the league's best post player, averaging 22.9 points, 11 rebounds and 1.8 blocks.

Sitting in fourth place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 44-30, the Sixers are on the cusp of their first playoff berth since 2012 and they need their star center to make any kind of postseason run.

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