Boban Marjanović of 76ers avoids serious injury after MRI


An MRI on Boban Marjanović's right knee came back negative, according to the Serbian site Marjanović's agent, Miško Ražnatović, does not expect Marjanović to miss a lot of time, the report says.

Boban Marjanović was injured in the right knee late in the Monday night win over the New Orleans pelicans. Marjanović had to leave the ground with the help of his teammates after being entangled with the great man of the Pelicans Cheick Diallo. Marjanović then used crutches to get on the bus of the team.

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The Sixers, who did not have center star Joel Embiid for a third game in a row (left knee pain), nearly lost a 10-point lead on Monday night, but held on for the 111- 110.

"Right now, my head is completely with Boban, to be honest," Brown said after the match, according to "No matter how disappointed I am, I do not feel that much anymore, we won the game and I really think about it."

Marjanović had 12 points, 10 boards and two blocks on 6-8 shots in 20 minutes against the Pelicans. In all three games without Embiid, Bobi averaged 11.7 points and 9.0 rebounds.

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