"We have caught it early," Joerger said during an appearance on "The Woj Pod" with ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Ben Simmons was reportedly fined 360,000 dollars for missing Thursday's game against Detroit Pistons.
Simmons hasn't been accepting any kind of help, and he also hasn't been keeping the Sixers in the loop when it comes to his status
During the Sixers' first game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Embiid banged knees with Jonas and has been dealing with soreness ever since.
Joel Embiid's improvement as a passer and a playmaker has been enormous for his overall development as a player.
Ben Simmons had reportedly accumulated roughly 2 million dollars in fines during his holdout from the team.
Joel Embiid has maintained that he thinks the Philadelphia Sixers are a better team with Ben Simmons on the floor.
Perhaps by going this route, Simmons hopes that he'll be able to avoid further fines while continuing not to suit up for Philadelphia.
Simmons is expected to speak with the organization Friday before shootaround about his playing status moving forward.
Sixers coach Doc Rivers threw Simmons out of practice on Tuesday for being disengaged, and the suspension was handed out shortly thereafter.