Sixers' Joel Embiid named Eastern Conference player of the week

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Sixers center Joel Embiid is the conference player of the week again.

For the second time this season 76ers center Joel Embiid has been named Eastern Conference player of the week.

This past week, Feb. 5-11, the Sixers went 3-0 and Embiid averaged 26.7 points, 15.0 rebounds and 3.3 blocks in 30.1 minutes. He shot 48.4 percent from the field.

Embiid, who was named an NBA all-star, is averaging 23.8 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.9 blocks per game.

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