David Murphy: Joel Embiid can’t allow his MVP fantasy to dash the Sixers’ postseason dreams

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid needs to be content with being Kevin Durant’s mom. He might not win the trophy, but he can be the real MVP. He can be the dominant postseason force the Sixers need him to be. He can be the difference between a berth in the Eastern Conference finals and another early exit. He can show the league, the country, the world that he is the game’s greatest differentiator. First, though, he needs to be healthy. The next time Embiid takes the court, he needs to belong there. In a perfect world, we’d have no reason to doubt whether that is the case. The Sixers are a company wor…

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