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Joel Embiid, James Harden sit with foot injuries

Jan 12, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and guard James Harden (1) against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the fourth quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia 76ers stars Joel Embiid and James Harden are sitting out Saturday night’s road game against the Sacramento Kings due to foot injuries.

Embiid is dealing with a left foot injury while Harden has a right foot strain.

Both players were listed as questionable for the contest. Harden was ruled out before pregame warmups. Embiid didn’t take the court for warmups and was later ruled out.

Embiid entered the day ranked second in the NBA with a 33.6 scoring average. He has scored 30 or more points in seven straight games and 11 of his past 12.

Embiid has played in 34 games and is contributing 9.8 rebounds per game.

Harden is averaging 21.5 points and 11.2 assists in 30 games.

–Field Level Media