PHILADELPHIA — The NBA introduced Saturday evening that the Philadelphia 76ers have been fined $50,000 for violating league damage reporting guidelines for its dealing with of Joel Embiid within the lead-up to the membership’s 99-79 Sport 3 victory over the Miami Warmth Friday.
The NBA stated the 76ers “didn’t disclose center-forward Joel Embiid’s participation standing in an correct and well timed method.”
Embiid was listed as out for Friday’s sport as late as midday Friday — even after being cleared from the NBA’s concussion protocol and collaborating within the 76ers’ morning shootaround.
Then, at 12:30pm, Embiid was upgraded to uncertain — which he remained till he was named as a part of the beginning lineup a couple of half-hour earlier than the sport tipped off.
Embiid, who had missed the primary two video games of the collection with a facial fracture and concussion he suffered when he was hit within the face with a Pascal Siakam elbow in Sport 6 of Philadelphia’s first spherical collection with Toronto, completed with 18 factors and 11 rebounds in 36 minutes in Philadelphia’s win, which noticed it climb again to inside 2-1 within the best-of-7 collection.
Final week, the league hit the Phoenix Suns with a $25,000 tremendous after itemizing Devin Booker as out earlier than he performed in Sport 6 towards the New Orleans Pelicans.
Miami and Philadelphia will meet once more in Sport 4 Sunday evening. Embiid is listed as questionable to play together with his facial fracture and the correct thumb ligament damage he additionally suffered within the first spherical towards Toronto.
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