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As Team USA gears up for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, hopes remain high for Joel Embiid’s participation despite concerns surrounding his recent injury setback.

Following Embiid’s commitment to represent Team USA, questions arose after he underwent surgery for a meniscus tear, casting doubt on his availability for the summer tournament.

However, USA officials, led by managing director Grant Hill and coach Steve Kerr, remain optimistic about Embiid’s potential contribution, given his recovery progress and determination to compete, according to a report by Shams Charania and Joe Vardon of The Athletic.

Despite the injury setback, Embiid himself has expressed eagerness to join Team USA in Paris, contingent upon his physical condition and readiness to perform at the highest level.

With Team USA aiming for gold in Paris, Embiid’s potential inclusion adds another layer of excitement and anticipation to the upcoming Olympic tournament.