And they are now on a 17-game winning streak, with nine of them coming without Embiid on the court.
After Game 2 on Monday, the Sixers plan to practice in Philadelphia on Tuesday and travel to Miami on Wednesday.
IPL 2018: Winless Mumbai Indians and Daredevils hope to make a point
Yet another game went down to the last over and yet again, Mumbai Indians (MI ) were at the receiving end of the pulsating action. Rahman conceded just three runs in his second over to check Delhi's progress and the visitors were 53 for 1 after six overs.
When Embiid does return, it is expected that he will wear a protective mask after doing so during shootarounds.
The former No. 1 overall pick underwent surgery for a fractured orbital bone suffered in late March and has not played since. He recently cleared the National Basketball Association concussion protocol.
He averaged 22.9 points, 10.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.76 blocks in 63 games this season.
Intense Snow Expected Saturday Afternoon, Blizzard Warning in Effect
Additionally, the city of Sioux City on Friday announced a snow emergency designation would go into effect at 2 a.m. Heavy snow and strong wind will continue to create white-out blizzard conditions through today and into tonight.
Game 3 of the series isn't until Thursday, which gives Embiid five full days after clearing the protocol to get ready to play again.
Joel Embiid rang the ceremonial Liberty Bell, and the Sixers made a whole lot of noise as the new edition of The Process began with a resonance that will echo throughout the National Basketball Association. "And to have him come back and save the day because we lost Game 1, that's not going to happen". He was superb as the Sixers' leader on the floor, commanding a second half surge that put Philadelphia in the driver's seat for good.
Goran Dragic, returning to the starting lineup after missing the final regular season game with a sore knee scored 15 points for Miami, while James Johnson finished with 13.
#GC2018: Authorities disappointed as Cameroonian athletes disappear
Two Ugandans were reportedly missing but team officials were adamant all of their athletes and officials were accounted for. In 2012, seven athletes from Cameroon were reported missing from the London Olympic Games .
"I feel fine", Redick said.