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PHILADELPHIA - There's a new Doc in Philadelphia - one charged with reviving a 76ers organization that fell far short of NBA championship expectations.The 76ers reached an agreement on Thursday (Friday) with Doc Rivers to become the latest coach to try and ...
Oct 2, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - A year ago against Toronto, four bounces of the basketball finished the 76ers. This season, four straight playoff losses ended Philly's season and sent the Sixers to the brink of a serious shakeup.Brett Brown has but a slim chance ...
Aug 24, 2020
A ROOKIE'S got to do what a rookie's got to do."For those that don't know, part of my job of being a rookie is getting Chick-Fil-A for all the players in the plane," explained Sixers guard ...
Jul 12, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Allen Iverson is The Answer that finally became the question.Take it away, Alex Trebek!"In 2001, this 76ers guard became the shortest NBA MVP in history & was the All-Star Game MVP in an Eastern Conference victory."Perhaps an original ...
Oct 30, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown had an A-list comparison for 1-B first-round pick Zhaire Smith: Disgruntled San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard."I think that when you look at just where I believe Zhaire can be, there are some ...
Jun 23, 2018
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CHICAGO - If Donovan Mitchell were anywhere near a TV set Saturday night, he probably saw what the rest of the world saw - the most jarring evidence why Ben Simmons is this season's NBA Rookie of the Year.I get it, ...
Apr 15, 2018
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ATLANTA - Ben Simmons is playing for the streaking Philadelphia 76ers in their next-to-last game of the regular season after missing the morning shootaround because of an illness.Simmons was listed as questionable for the game in Atlanta against the Hawks ...
Apr 11, 2018
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THE Atlanta Hawks beat the injury-stricken Philadelphia 76ers, 117-96, to extend their win streak to four games on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 20 points for the Hawks (7-2), joint second with the Toronto Raptors in ...
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Nov 13, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons will likely need surgery for a broken bone in his right foot.Philadelphia 76ers president Bryan Colangelo on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) said no decision had been made and there was no timetable for how ...
Oct 3, 2016
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NEW Philadelphia 76ers President Bryan Colangelo's biggest priority heading into free agency was to find a veteran point guard to help organize a team full of youngsters.He is turning to a familiar face to help get the job done. ...
Jul 2, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - Brandon Ingram dined and dunked in Philadelphia and did all but demand he become the No. 1 overall pick of the NBA draft.But, Ingram noted, that honor sure would be nice.The 76ers would love to hear the same promotional ...
Jun 14, 2016
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NEW YORK - The Philadelphia 76ers won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) and will have the No. 1 pick in June.The Los Angeles Lakers finished second but also felt like winners, as they would have dealt their ...
May 18, 2016
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CLEVELAND - Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy didn't want to scrap a trade he was convinced would make his team better.He had no other choice.Detroit rescinded a three-player, three-team trade with the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers ...
Feb 23, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - The day after the Minnesota Timberwolves' most embarrassing performance of the season, the reeling group gathered at their practice facility ready to get back to work.Only they didn't practice at all. Instead, interim coach Sam Mitchell brought ...
Jan 6, 2016
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NEW YORK - The Philadelphia 76ers suspended rookie Jahlil Okafor two games on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) after the release of a second video provided details of his fight in Boston he hadn't revealed to them.Coach Brett Brown said the ...
Dec 3, 2015
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ALL that losing might be getting to Philadelphia 76ers rookie lottery draft pick Jahlil Okafor after he allegedly punched a man outside a Boston nightclub following his team's 84-80 loss to the Boston Celtics.In a video released by ...
Nov 27, 2015
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MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Marcus Smart scored 10 points and Jared Sullinger pulled down 14 rebounds as the Boston Celtics closed out the preseason with an 81-65 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Jordan Mickey had 10 ...
Oct 24, 2015
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NEW YORK - Derrick Williams scored 21 points and Carmelo Anthony added 18 to help the New York Knicks remain unbeaten in the preseason with a 94-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Isaiah Canaan had 18 ...
Oct 13, 2015
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OAKLAND, California - The Golden State Warriors have acquired forward/center Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace, the player they had just received from Boston in the David Lee deal.NBA champion Golden State announced the trade on Friday ( ...
Aug 1, 2015
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THE Sacramento Kings have agreed to send Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson and Carl Landry to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a salary-shedding move to pursue free agents, a person with knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press on Wednesday ...
Jul 2, 2015
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