Sixers center Joel Embiid sits Sunday with respiratory illness

Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid sat out of Sunday night’s 109-89 loss to the Brooklyn Nets because of an upper respiratory illness, coach Brett Brown said.cheap nfl nike jerseys china

Embiid is averaging a team-leading 22.8 points and 12.3 rebounds per game for the Sixers, who had a five-game winning streak snapped.3

Center Al Horford, who missed two games with a sore left knee and left hamstring tightness, made his return to the lineup and scored 10 points on 5-of-15 shooting with 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 blocks. Ben Simmons’ 20 points led Philadelphia.

Coming up next, the Sixers have home games against the Miami Heat Wednesday, the Dallas Mavericks Friday and the Washington Wizards Saturday.nfl nike jersey cheap