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Thursday, 18 April 2019

Sixers beat Nets in Game 3 of NBA playoffs without Joel Embiid

Philadelphia focus Joel Embiid sat out Game 3 of the 76ers' first-round arrangement against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday due to left knee soreness.

Sixers mentor Brett Brown credited Monroe and reinforcement focus Boban Marjanovic for filling in enough for Embiid, especially on edge end. Brooklyn shot 41 percent on Thursday.

The Sixers' moves made an uncertain turn for head mentor Brett Brown, yet as Game 3's 131-115 win represented, the pair of exchanges may likewise be the main purpose behind Finals confidence in Philadelphia.

Embiid, who missed 14 of the Sixers' last 24 diversions after the All-Star break on account of left knee tendinitis, was recorded as flawed coming in to Thursday's amusement. He was restricted to 45 minutes aggregate in the initial two rounds of the arrangement, which Philadelphia split 1-1 on its home floor.

Embiid is sketchy for Game 4 on Sunday.

"It's intense," Embiid said before Thursday's amusement when gotten some information about his wellbeing. "That is the thing that tendinitis is about. What's more, some days you got your days, and some different days is extraordinary. In this way, even in the recreations that I play, I simply endeavor to go out there and attempt to play for these folks. I attempt to enable us to win the arrangement and dispose of them. Along these lines, whatever, whatever I can do. Be that as it may, it's hard. I just got the chance to continue pushing it and perceive how it goes."