Exciting Updates on 76ers Star Joel Embiid By AmericanNewss.com – February 1, 2024 Hey there, basketball fans! We’ve got some news about Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers, and we’re here to break it down for you in a way that’s easy to understand. So, it turns out that Joel injured the lateral meniscus in his left knee during Tuesday’s game against the Golden State Warriors. Ouch! The team is working on a treatment plan, and he’ll be taking a break over the weekend to focus on his recovery. Tough times for Joel, but we’re rooting for him! After a post-game MRI, the doctors found out how serious the injury is. It was decided that Joel should sit out Thursday’s game against Utah to give him some time to rest and heal. This isn’t the first time Joel’s left knee has given him trouble this season, and unfortunately, it happened again in the fourth quarter of the Warriors’ game. He had to leave the court with just 4 minutes to go. Now, here’s an interesting twist. According to the new collective-bargaining agreement, Joel can only miss three more games to stay eligible for the NBA MVP title. This new rule, approved by the players union, states that players must be on the court for at least 65 games to be considered for postseason awards. So, let’s keep our fingers crossed for Joel’s speedy recovery, and we’ll be cheering him on when he’s back in action!