October 18, 2017, 8:21 am
Embiid told reporters that he thinks he will play 16 minutes on opening night although he wants to play more. His coach Brett Brown said that he will keep his minutes in the teens. The Sixers will continue being cautious with their franchise player who recently signed a max extension. Even with limited minutes Embiid is a must start as he can provide early-round value. Expect Dario Saric and Jahlil Okafor to pick up the rest of the minutes on Wednesday.