18 March.Utah, USA
Shawn Bradley was the second overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Shawn Bradley was struck from behind by a car while riding a bicycle near his home in January
  • The accident caused a traumatic spinal cord injury that has left him paralyzed
  • In 12 NBA seasons, Bradley averaged 8.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocked shots a game

13 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
NBA MVP Joel Embiid missed last Sunday's All Star Game due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@sixers)

  • Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embid was playing his first game after receiving a negative test for COVID-19 earlier Friday
  • Philadelphia beat the Washington Wizards 127-101 to stay atop the Eastern Conference 
  • Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers 105-100 for their fourth win in the last 11 games