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76ers' Embiid has successful surgery

76ers center Joel Embiid underwent bone-graft surgery to repair the navicular bone in his right foot on Tuesday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The 76ers center tweeted a selfie after the procedure. "Everything went really well," he typed amid several hashtags under the photo. " ... Excited for the future." The 7-footer, selected third in the 2014 draft, is expected to miss all of next season, the team announced July 11 after The Philadelphia Inquirer reported as much earlier in the day. Embiid underwent bone-graft surgery similar to the procedure that Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant had in May. The former Kansas standout missed what would...