An X-ray on the right hand of Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was negative after he took a hard fall in Sunday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns.
Embiid said after the game that the injury appears to be “just a sprain” and that he thinks he’ll be fine.
“They said it wasn’t broken. They think it was sprained, so I guess that’s good news,” Embiid said.
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN