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76ers Have Limited Protections In Contract With Joel Embiid

76ers Have Limited Protections In Contract With Joel Embiid
Published On: Wed, Oct 11
Apr 5, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) passes balls behind his back before a game against the New Orleans Pelicans at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The five-year, $146.5 million contract of Joel Embiid with the Philadelphia 76ers is essentially guaranteed unless he suffers a catastrophic injury.

The current figure is based upon the NBA's latest cap projections for the 18-19 season.

Across each of the final four seasons of the extension, ending with the 2022-23 season, the 76ers could waive Embiid for a financial benefit if he's lost because of a contractually agreed upon injury that causes him to miss 25 or more regular-season games and if he plays less than 1,650 minutes.

The only injuries that are included are Embiid's feet and back.

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