Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons Ruled Out Of All-Star Game Due To COVID-19 Exposure

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Prior to traveling to Atlanta, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons had contact with an individual who is confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19.

As a result, Embiid (Team Durant) and Simmons (Team LeBron) will not play in tonight’s NBA All-Star Game.

Participation for other All-Stars and members of the 76ers coaching staff in Atlanta is not affected because they were not exposed to the individual in Philadelphia.