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THERE's brewing confidence, again, in Philadelphia.Ben Simmons is shown on social media posts back working out, making jump shots, in a familiar offseason image for the Sixers.The Sixers lost Simmons early in the NBA restart, the 24-year-old ...
Oct 18, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Doc Rivers used his voice as one of five Black coaches in the NBA to make some of his strongest statements condemning racial injustice.With playoff games postponed in the NBA bubble as teams grappled with how to deal with issues ...
Oct 4, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Doc Rivers takes over a team tasked not with leading a Process-type rebuild or massaging the egos of two talented - yet frustrating - All-Stars.He's in Philadelphia to bring accountability to an oft-apathetic roster - and win big. ...
Oct 3, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Giannis Antetokounmpo was the Defensive Player of the Year, so it should be no surprise that he was also the leading vote-getter for the league's All-Defensive team.The Milwaukee Bucks forward - and favorite to ...
Sep 9, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - The next coach of the Philadelphia 76ers can count on having Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.One day after the Sixers fired Brett Brown following another early playoff exit, general manager Elton Brand said he's evaluating the front office ...
Aug 26, 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
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PHILADELPHIA 76ers (43-30, sixth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Boston Celtics (48-24, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season).LINE: Celtics -5.5; over/under is 219EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND: Boston and Philadelphia meet ...
Aug 17, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Devin Booker scored 35 points and the Phoenix Suns protected their playoff hopes by beating the Philadelphia 76ers, 130-117, on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to remain undefeated in the NBA restart.Mikal Bridges added 24 points and ...
Aug 12, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - All-Star Ben Simmons will have surgery on his left knee, a big blow for the Philadelphia 76ers and their hopes of making a deep run in this season's playoffs.The 76ers announced on Saturday (Sunday, ...
Aug 9, 2020
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CHICAGO - After a pinched nerve in the lower back forced him to miss his team's last eight regular season games prior to the NBA lockdown, Ben Simmons was slowly rounding back into form in the ongoing NBA restart in Orlando. ...
Aug 7, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Philadelphia's Ben Simmons is seeking treatment options on his injured left knee, and the 76ers are unsure the extent of the issue or how many games the All-Star could miss.Simmons left Philadelphia's game against ...
Aug 7, 2020
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TOBIAS Harris sparked the early surge and the Philadelphia 76ers eased past the sluggish Memphis Grizzlies, 90-83, in an NBA tuneup game on Friday in Orlando (Saturday, Manila time).Harris finished with a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds ...
Jul 25, 2020
SO this is the new normal tunnel walk.One by one, carrying bags of clothes, sacks of chips, and in some cases a PC gaming monitor (we're looking at you, Deandre Ayton), the NBA teams trooped into Orlando all throughout this ...
Jul 10, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Ben Simmons' back pain threw his postseason status into uncertainty had the NBA season reached its natural conclusion.Check out Simmons these days on Instagram.He's muscular, spry - and throwing down dunks without a wince on his face. ...
Jul 3, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown says All-Star guard Ben Simmons is "good to go" for the NBA restart after sitting out the final games before the shutdown with a back injury.Brown, whose contract runs through 2021-22, also expected ...
Jul 2, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers All-Star guard Ben Simmons is closer to getting cleared to play, should the NBA season resume.The league leader in steals was sidelined with nerve issues in his lower back when the season was suspended on March 11 ...
May 6, 2020
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SAN FRANCISCO - Eric Paschall scored 23 points, including a pair of free throws with 51.7 seconds remaining, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 118-114, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) to snap a 10-game home losing ...
Mar 8, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Tobias Harris scored 34 points to lead the shorthanded Philadelphia 76ers to a 115-106 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).The 76ers played without injured All-Stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.Already missing ...
Feb 28, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons will miss at least two more weeks with nerve issues in his lower back.The All-Star played just a few minutes in Saturday's loss to Milwaukee before leaving with the back injury. He ...
Feb 26, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid scored a career-high 49 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris had 25 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks, 129-112, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Missing All-Star Ben Simmons for the second ...
Feb 25, 2020
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