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Breaking: Sixers Make A Decision On Joel Embiid

philadelphia 76ers star joel embiid during game 7

TORONTO, ON - MAY 12: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers looks on during Game Seven of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on May 12, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

The Philadelphia 76ers have reportedly made a decision on Joel Embiid for the start of the second round of the playoffs.

Embiid is reportedly dealing with a thumb injury and an orbital fracture. He will miss at least Game 1 and Game 2 of the second round.

"Joel Embiid won’t travel for Games 1 and 2 in Miami, but there’s optimism he could return as soon as either Game 3 or 4 in Philadelphia. He needs to clear concussion protocols and see doctor mid-week on his orbital fracture. More on NBA Countdown at 12:30 ET on ABC," ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted.

James Harden will have to step up in Embiid's absence.

Game 1 is set for Monday night at 7:30 p.m. E.T.