DeAndre Jordan
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The Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers says big man Deandre Jordan will continue starting for the Sixers: “We like DJ, we’re going to keep starting him whether you like it or not.”

Joel Embiid missed Game 1 on Monday night and will be out for Game 2 on Wednesday night in the Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Miami Heat.

All-Star center sustained a concussion and orbital bone fracture in last Thursday’s opening round series-clinching Game 6 win over the Toronto Raptors.