PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid’s surgery was successful, according to the Philadelphia 76ers Vice President of Athlete Care, Dr. Daniel Medina.
Joel Embiid had surgery to begin the process of repairing a fractured orbital bone March 31. In a statement released late Saturday, Embiid’s surgery was described as successful.
There is no timetable set for Joel’s recovery. Embiid will be seen for a post-operative exam in about a week. His return to basketball will take place when it is deemed medically advisable.
Embiid was injured in a game against the New York Knicks Wednesday, March 28.
A medical update on Joel Embiid: pic.twitter.com/mElFBjZduO— x - Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) March 31, 2018