It appears Joel Embiid will be available for the Philadelphia Sixers on Tuesday against the defending NBA Champion, Denver Nuggets who feature two-time MVP Nikola Jokić at the Wells Fargo Center.

He was not listed on the teams injury report this afternoon.

Embiid missed the last three games while dealing with a some knee swelling, before returning to the court on Monday, scoring 41 points with 10 rebounds in the Sixers win over the Houston Rockets.

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There was some questions on if he would play in back-to-back games after dealing with knee issue, but it appears he will face Jokić for the first time since Jan 28, 2023.

In that game, Embiid scored 47 points, 18 rebounds, five assets, three steals and two blocks in 38 minutes.

The team will be without Mo Bamba, Robert Covington, De'Anthony Melton and Jaden Springer. Daniel House is questionable.

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