Joel Embiid gets night off as 76ers visit Detroit Pistons

Matt Leon
December 07, 2018 - 11:18 am

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will be up in Michigan tonight to visit the Detroit Pistons.

The Sixers won't have one of the stars in this on the floor as multiple outlets are reporting that Joel Embiid is getting the night off for rest purposes. 

Embiid is averaging 26.3 points and 13.3 rebounds a game, but he has struggled a bit as of late.

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He had just ten points on 5 of 17 shooting in Wednesday night's loss in Toronto and is averaging just 13.7 points over his last three games, shooting just 33% in the process.

This will be the first game Embiid has missed this season.

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