Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid

Height: 7' Weight: 250 lbsAge: 25College: KansasDrafted: #3 (1st Rd.)

2019 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
Draft Rank (ECR) F #11
Best / Worst #3 / #6
ADP #1




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Joel Embiid paces 76ers in win over Magic

The 76ers easily defeated the Magic on Sunday by a 126-94 score. Joel Embiid led the 76ers in scoring with 15 points on 3-of-6 from the floor and 8-of-9 from the free thrown line. He added nine rebounds in 22 minutes of action.

Fantasy Impact

Embiid is putting in solid work in the preseason and having lost 20 pounds this off season, appears to be in much better condition. This will benefit him during the course of the long season.

Kerry KauffmanOct 14, 2019
Joel Embiid (illness) will play in Game 6

Joel Embiid will start and play despite an illness which is slowing him done including in Game 5. Embiid will look to force a Game 7 or his season is over. Expect Embiid to play as many minutes as he can.

Fantasy Impact

Embiid carries plenty of risk in daily and cash games as the illness could cause him to leave the game. Harris, Butler, Redick, Simmons, and McConnell remain solid options.

Sean Fitzpatrick23 weeks ago
Joel Embiid Struggles In Game Four

Joel Embiid entered game four with an illness which lead to a poor stat line of : 11 points(2-7 shooting), 8 rebounds, and 7 assist against the Toronto Raptors. The Sixers struggled as a team towards the end of the game and this could be directly tied in to their star underperforming.

Fantasy Impact

Right now Joel Embiid is a toss up as a player in DFS. He can give you great games like game three of this Philadelphia 76ers/ Toronto Raptors series. He can also fade away to obscurity, due to a plethora of body related reasons. Joel Embiid needs to prove it before you spend the extra cash in DFS on him.

Joe Pepe23 weeks ago
Joel Embiid (knee) good to go for Game 5

Joel Embiid is listed as probable for Game 5 Tuesday against the Nets which appears to make him good to go.

Fantasy Impact

Embiid was a game-time call in Game 4 and seems to be closer to full strength. Embiid will kick Boban, Amir Johnson, and Mike Scott's minutes down.

Sean Fitzpatrick25 weeks ago
Joel Embiid posts triple-double in return to court

Joel Embiid returned to the Sixers lineup on Thursday against the Bucks and put up a triple-double with 34 points, 13 rebounds, and 13 assists in 37 minutes. He shot 12-of-31 from the field with three three-pointers

Fantasy Impact

After sitting out the three-game road trip, Embiid played big minutes on Thursday against the Bucks and recorded his second triple-double of the season. However, it was not enough as the Sixers fell to the Bucks. Embiid's status for the last three games of the season could depend on their playoff positioning getting locked in.

Brad Richter28 weeks ago