76ers' Embiid returns after knee surgery in win over Thunder

76ers' Embiid returns after knee surgery in win over Thunder

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid made his return to the court Tuesday in a 109-105 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder after successful surgery on the lateral meniscus in his left knee in early February. He finished with 24 points and a team-high seven assists, as well as six rebounds and three steals on 6-of-14 shooting and 12 for 12 from the free-throw line in 29 minutes. Embiid had been sidelined since Jan. 30, when the Golden State Warriors forward …