Joel Embiid sustained a gruesome finger injury in the first quarter of the Thunder-76ers game. Embiid’s finger turned in the opposite direction and his hand looks horrific in the photo below.

Embiid somehow managed to return the game with his hand heavily taped. The Athletic’s Derek Bodner reported Embiid sustained a dislocated finger and detailed his injury in a series of tweets. 

Joel Embiid went to the locker room. He was flexing his left hand in the last few possessions before being subbed out…And now Embiid is heading off the court with what looks like a badly dislocated finger…It was a dislocated finger for Embiid, who received treatment and had the finger taped. As you can see on your television screens, he has been cleared to return. to action.

Embiid Sustained a Dislocated Finger