The Philadelphia 76ers love to be secretive when it comes to Joel Embiid’s health, but at what cost.
Fans were confused after seeing Embiid hit the stage with Meek Mill on Friday night, even after missing 12 of the teams previous 13 games with a knee injury.
It didn’t help that the 76ers chose to reveal that Embiid has a torn meniscus in his knee, after video of Embiid dabbing shirtless had already gone viral.
Sixers president Bryan Colangelo is not thrilled, and was critical of The Process.
“It’s not the best thing to see when you wake up on Saturday morning and find out that was the case,” Colangelo said, per Tom Moore of The Intelligencer. “I understand some of the potential concern out there. Being at a concert wasn’t disappointing. Probably being onstage and dancing was a little bit, given the circumstances and given the potential reaction.”
Embiid, who is young and excited about playing this season, described the concert experience as “great.”
“Meek invited me to the stage and I had fun. That’s what I’m about — just enjoy life,” he said. “I don’t think it was a good decision and I don’t think it was a bad decision.”
Embiid, who has been on a minutes restriction this season, is averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game.
More dancing JoJo pic.twitter.com/dsLXsZwItV
— Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky) February 11, 2017