Joel Embiid set for surgery on meniscus

Prior to Wednesday’s game at Chesapeake Energy Arena, the 76ers made the following announcement regarding Joel Embiid:

After careful consideration and consultation with medical experts and specialists, Joel Embiid will undergo surgery on his left knee in the coming days. We’ll have more information at the conclusion of the procedure.

The purpose of the surgery will be to address the meniscus tear in Embiid’s left knee.