Joel Embiid has been dealing with a calf injury of late, but this did not stop him from dominating the Golden State Warriors on Friday night as the Philadelphia 76ers lost a tight one against the defending champs, 120-112. Embiid has popped up on the injury report again for Saturday's contest against the Phoenix Suns, and at this point, fans want to know: Is Joel Embiid playing tonight vs. the Suns?

*Watch NBA games LIVE with fuboTV (click for a free trial)*

Joel Embiid injury status vs. Suns

The Sixers initially had Embiid listed as questionable to play against the Suns. The official diagnosis is tightness in his right calf, which is the same injury that had him listed as questionable against the Warriors on Friday. The Sixers superstar played through the injury against Golden State, finishing with 46 points on 13-of-23 shooting, to go along with nine rebounds, eight assists, two steals, and a block in 38 minutes of action.

The good news for Sixers fans is that Embiid has now been upgraded to available right before tipoff.

Live and breathe the NBA?

🚨 Get viral NBA graphics, memes, rumors and trending news delivered right to your inbox with the Clutch Newsletter.

In other injury news, James Harden has been ruled out of Saturday's game due to a sore left Achilles, so the Sixers will still be shorthanded against Phoenix. Danuel House Jr. has been ruled out as well, while Jalen McDaniels has been upgraded to available.

As for the Suns, Deandre Ayton will be out of commission on Saturday, and he will be joining Kevin Durant on the sidelines against the Sixers.

However, with regard to the question of Is Joel Embiid playing tonight vs. the Suns, the answer is yes.