PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers middle Boban Marjanovic suffered a bone bruise and gentle sprain of his proper knee in a collision with Pelicans ahead Cheick Diallo and can be evaluated once more inside the week.
Marjanovic’s proper leg received tousled between Diallo’s legs as each gamers crashed to the court docket after pursuing a rebound through the Sixers’ win Monday night time in New Orleans. Marjanovic wanted help getting off the court docket and later used crutches to get the staff bus. Marjanovic has helped fill the void within the center created by the absence of 7-foot All-Star Joel Embiid, who has missed all three of Philadelphia’s video games for the reason that All-Star break with a sore left knee.
Marjanovic and Embiid will each sit out Thursday’s recreation at Oklahoma Metropolis.
Sixers guard Furkan Korkmaz underwent surgical procedure Tuesday to restore the meniscal tear in his proper knee suffered through the Feb. 12 recreation towards Boston. Korkmaz can be evaluated in roughly 4 weeks.