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11 October 2017, 12:18 | Andy Ferguson
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The 76ers are apparently confident about Joel Embiid's recovery from a knee injury, as the club reportedly has agreed to a five-year, $148 million extension with the big man.
The real interesting aspect of this contract is the kind of injury provisions that have been put in place to assist the Sixers if Embiid were to miss a large portion of games.
It's unlikely we'll ever see Embiid play 82 games in a season, or anything close to that. As a player with a bad injury history, Embiid's deal includes some salary cap protection for Philadelphia, per Adrian Wojnarowski. If Embiid were to suffer a major injury, a catastrophic injury, couldn't go on, the Sixers would have to waive him, they would have to release him, for Embiid not to get that full $148 million. Embiid averaged 20 points on 46% shooting, 36% from downtown, with almost eight rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game.
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But as we are dealing with the lower category U-17, I think that our team has a word to say. "There are injuries. Today we remained focused after conceding the goal .
Embiid, one of the NBA's most talented and popular young players, has the ability to earn an additional $30 million - bringing the value of the contract to as much as $178 million - if he earns an All-NBA first-, second- or third-team selection, or is named MVP this season, league sourcessaid.
If he can stay healthy and effective, it will be well worth it for both parties. "Ownership's willingness to extend this contract reflects our collective belief in Joel Embiid and a reinforced commitment to building a championship-level basketball program".
The Cameroonian's reaction to the new deal was shared by the Memphis Grizzlies' Chandler Parsons who posted a screenshot of a FaceTime conversation with Embiid to Instagram. The 76ers are going all in on The Process, so hopefully, he'll be able to reward them with a healthy season. Embiid has only played in 31 games, all of which had a minute restriction. He is one of the primary figures from the organization's rebuild and a reason for optimism as it looks to reach the postseason for the first time since the 2011-12 campaign. He would have been a restricted free agent after the 2017-18 season had he not reached agreement with Philly by the October 16 deadline. None of that matters if Embiid doesn't play at least 50 games this season, because he's so integral to this team's success. For the 2018-2019 season, Embiid will make $25.3 million, and his fully guaranteed salary will only spike from there, whether Embiid plays or not. The Sixers realize how important Embiid is to the future of this franchise, which is why they were quick to lock him up.
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