On the hardwood, two teams compete for a win in the City of Brotherly Love in an interconference matchup. The Utah Jazz are on the road and will play the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday evening.
Injury Update Philadelphia 76Ers – Utah Jazz
The 76ers entered Saturday with three losses in their previous four games and looked to get back on track as they finished a home-and-home series with the Hawks.
Tyrese Maxey is expected to keep his starting spot.
- You can read about Tyrese Maxey’s injuries here.
Furkan Korkmaz left Saturday’s game against the Hawks with a left knee injury.
After tweaking his left ankle in the first half, Joel Embiid is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Jazz, and he’ll wait to see how the injury reacts overnight before deciding whether or not to play.
In 40 minutes against the Hawks on Saturday, he finished with 42 points (14-25 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 13-16 FT), 10 rebounds, six assists, two blocks, and two steals.
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The Utah Jazz entered Saturday’s game against Washington as one of the league’s biggest surprises, owing to their offseason moves and the lowered expectations that came with them.
The Jazz are second in the league in scoring offense this season, averaging 118.8 points per game.
The Utah Jazz are 12th in rebounding (44.7 per game) and 5th in assists (27.7 per game).
In terms of scoring defense, the Jazz are 14th in the league, allowing 112.7 points per game.
On Wednesday, Leandro Bolmaro was assigned to the G League. It’s unclear whether he’ll suit up against the Jazz this weekend.
The Utah Jazz were a league rarity in that they had no reported injuries.