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Embiid 'tired of being babied' as 76ers lose

From ESPN - April 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- All-Star center Joel Embiid took to social media to express his frustration over sitting out of the Philadelphia 76ers' Game 2 loss to the Miami Heat due to injury.

"F---ing sick and tired of being babied," Embiid wrote on his Instagram account.

Embiid has been sidelined since March 28 after suffering a broken orbital bone and concussion in a collision with teammate Markelle Fultz. He underwent surgery to repair the fracture.

When asked about the Instagram post, Embiid told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne: "I promised the city the playoffs and I am not on the court and I may not be on Thursday either. I wish more than anything that I was out there. I just want the green light to play."

Sixers coach Brett Brown said there is no specific timetable for Embiid's return.

There are still a few medical hurdles for Embiid to clear as he returns from surgery, sources told ESPN. The recovery is a process of ramping up to different stages of activity.

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