Serena Winters: Joel Embiid who will not play tonight (load management) will not meet the team on this trip. Brett Brown says they will see Joel back in Philadelphia for the Milwaukee game. Brett says they are just being proactive and smart about his load management.
Coming off Thursday’s dominant performance against the Brooklyn Nets, 76ers center Joel Embiid won’t play in Saturday’s game at Minnesota against the Timberwolves due to load management – left knee. Embiid scored 39 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had six assists in Thursday’s 123-110 home win over the Nets.