By Jerry Wein

You could feel the gloom in the Wells Fargo Center when Sixers forward Danny Green went down and grabbed his knee three minutes into last night’s season-ending loss to the Heat.

Green was carried from the court after Sixers star Joel Embiid fell on him.

ESPN’s Woj reported that the Sixers forward will undergo an MRI to learn the full extent of the possible damage.

Green, who will turn 35 next month, suffered the injury when Embiid inadvertently fell into his left leg after attempting a shot.

Green immediately grabbed at his leg in agony and, after an extended period of time on the ground, eventually was helped to his feet and carried to Philadelphia’s locker room.

As he was carried off, the crowd chanted his name — and then audibly gasped when the replay was shown on the scoreboard inside Wells Fargo Center.

Green, in his 13th NBA season, has been a critical piece in Philadelphia’s playoff run. He entered the starting lineup full time late in the regular season when Matisse Thybulle was ineligible to play in Toronto due to not being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Green averaged almost 29 minutes per game and hit 40% of his 3-pointers through 11 games in this postseason entering Thursday night’s game.

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