Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
Credit Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid will get the night off Monday and will not play against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers.

Joel Embiid

Joel  Embiid
Team: Philadelphia 76ers
Position: C
Age: 27
Height: 213 cm
Weight: 113 kg
Birth place: Yaounde, Cameroon

Embiid, 27, has been battling a sore knee and he underwent an MRI, which came back clean. Embiid bumped knees with New Orleans center Jonas Valanciunas in the first game of the season.

Embiid is expected back Wednesday when Philadelphia hosts the Chicago Bulls. The Sixers are off to a 4-2 start.

Embiid is averaging 21.0 points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists in six games this season. He's averaging 30.0 minutes per game.

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Joel Embiid

Joel  Embiid
Joel  Embiid
MIN: 29.96
PTS: 21 (58.27%)
REB: 8.67
As: 3.83
ST: 1
BL: 1.67
TO: 2.5
GM: 6