Joel Embiid conducts interview in black mask

Joel Embiid wears striking mask courtside, goes through shooting drills

Other games that will help determine seeds and first-round matchups for the playoffs are NY at Cleveland, Washington at Orlando, Milwaukee at Philadelphia, San Antonio at New Orleans, Toronto at Miami and Memphis at Oklahoma City. Philadelphia produced 14 assists on 18 field goals while Marco Belinelli, T.J. McConnell, Anderson and Saric sank two 3-pointers each in its 46-point period. The Sixers will have home-court advantage against the Heat, and the team went 30-11 at the Wells Fargo Center this season.

After missing 68 games this season, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Markelle Fultz finished strong by becoming the youngest player in league history to record a triple-double.

Embiid said it is "unlikely but still a chance" that he plays this weekend's Game 1 of the playoffs.

The final night of the National Basketball Association regular season has 12 games on the schedule, and eight have playoff implications.

The 52-win Sixers will open the Eastern Conference playoffs against the sixth-seeded Miami Heat.

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The Sixers closed the regular season on a 16-game winning streak, the longest ever for a team entering the postseason, winning half of those games with All-Star center Joel Embiid sidelined by a facial fracture. He took part in the warmup wearing a mask to protect a broken bone in his face.

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"I don't think I'm ready to play", he said. "There's a lot of accolades I want to get, but I ultimately want to win a ring". "Obviously I want to play, but right now I feel like I'm not ready yet. with the way it's been progressing, hopefully I'll be back soon".

At one stage on Wednesday, the Sixers led 72-37.

"With a clear mask, it kind of feels like there's so much reflection, and I can't really see", he said. "We believed in ourselves. But we just got to see how it feels day-by-day".

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Bucks: Jabari Parker scored 25 and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The Timberwolves advance to play Harden's Rockets in the first round. The Wizards were confirmed as the Raptors' opponent with a 101-92 loss to the Orlando Magic. He bested fellow rookie in Los Angeles Lakers star Lonzo Ball (20 years, 15 days) for the record, who claimed the record himself earlier this season from Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James (20 years, 20 days).

Earlier this season, Lakers' rookie G Lonzo Ball had set the record for youngest National Basketball Association player to record a triple-double, but was 20-years-old at the time. He pulled down his 16th rebound with just over nine minutes left in the third quarter and received a standing ovation.

The record was on Westbrook's mind from the opening tipoff Wednesday as he had just one point and 11 rebounds at halftime. Three of the four games were decided by six points or less.

There are also individual milestones and team records on the line.

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