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Embiid to have surgery on torn meniscus

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers say center Joel Embiid will undergo surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee.

Team spokesman Mike Preston said before Wednesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder that the 7-footer, who has been plagued with injuries during his professional career, will have the surgery "in the coming days."

Preston declined to be more specific about the date and site of the surgery, citing privacy, saying it would be in Embiid's best interests "if we released that after the fact."

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