Doc Rivers: Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers feels ‘a lot more’

MIAMI – Philadelphia 76ersDoc Rivers, coach Joel EmbiidHe is feeling much better, but is still unsure about his return to court.

Rivers stated that he knew he had done something yesterday but it wasn't much and that he is feeling much better. So let's just say that I am done.”

Embiid was not able to attend Philadelphia's 106-92 loss in Game 1 against the Eastern Conference semifinalists. Miami HeatBecause of a right-face fracture and concussion that he sustained when he was struck in the face with a baseball, Pascal SiakamTo close the first round series, elbow was used in the fourth quarter against the Raptors in Toronto.

Embiid is already out for Game 2 on Wednesday night. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski will be his replacement. reportingHe could be back as soon as Game 3 or Game 4 in Philadelphia.

Four years ago, Embiid missed the first two rounds of Philadelphia's series win over the Heat because he had to undergo surgery on his left face.

Each other member of the 76ers will be able play in Game 2.

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