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David Murphy: Sixers need Joel Embiid to contend, but not to beat Heat

There is no question that the Sixers need Joel Embiid. If he is on the court Thursday night when the lights go up on Game 3, the Sixers will be infinitely better equipped to extend this postseason trip by at least another round. There is no question about that. And there never was, despite the occasional eyebrow you may have seen raised in response to the Sixers' 9-0 stretch without him before Monday's loss to the Heat.

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Joel Embiid 'doubtful' for Sixers-Heat Game 3

Within an hour of arriving in Miami on Wednesday, the 76ers were on a practice court and Joel Embiid was with them for a second consecutive day. But, his return to playing is still unknown as he was officially listed as doubtful for Game 3.

Watch huge gas explosion narrowly miss approaching police officer

A Hurst, Texas, police officer narrowly escaped serious injury or death when a house exploded in front of him after a vehicle crashed into it and struck a gas line.
Hurst, Texas, Police Department David Caraccio