Joel Embiid Will Reportedly Get MRI on His Thumb, Expected to Play Game 4

via @kyleneubeck on Twitter

Ramona Shelburne and Woj are reporting that Joel Embiid is feeling discomfort and pain in his thumb, but he’s still expected to play in Game 4 Saturday because he’s an absolute fucking warrior:

Shams says its believed to be a torn ligament in his thumb:

Kyle Neubeck tweeted out a picture of the wrap that Embiid had on during practice Friday:

So you’re saying he did this with a potentially torn thumb ligament?  The legend of Joel Embiid grows:

You’d have to drive a cement truck over that right thumb for Joel Embiid to miss Saturday’s game. He told Drake he was coming for a sweep and that’s a promise he’ll keep. This is a guy who played through a torn meniscus and a broken face. I’m not worried about one little thumb, that’s why you have four backup thumbs called fingers. Add Joel to the list of Philadelphia legends with fucked up hands:

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