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WASHINGTON - As well as the Philadelphia 76ers have been playing at home lately, they just can't consistently get their act together on the road, and a combined 15 turnovers by Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons contributed to a 119-113 ...
4 days ago
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid had 32 points and 11 rebounds and Ben Simmons had three steals in the final 13.9 seconds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 119-116 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Simmons ...
Dec 1, 2019
Apparently, memes weren't enough to make a big of a deal out of Ben Simmons finally making a three-point shot in an NBA regular season.When the Philadelphia 76ers star achieved the career milestone against the New York Knicks ...
Nov 22, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid had 18 points and nine rebounds, Al Horford scored 15 points and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 114-106 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Furkan Korkmaz scored 17 ...
Nov 11, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons will miss Friday's (Saturday, Manila time) game at Denver because of sprained AC joint in his right shoulder.Simmons will sit out against Denver and will be evaluated again before Sunday's game ...
Nov 8, 2019
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SALT LAKE CITY - Donovan Mitchell had 24 points and eight assists, leading the Utah Jazz to a 106-104 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Bojan Bogdanovic added 20 points and Rudy Gobert had 14 points, 16 ...
Nov 7, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - The crowd screamed for Ben Simmons to shoot as he dribbled near the perimeter in a preseason game against a team from China. Joel Embiid motioned for him to let it fly. Simmons took a couple more steps, stopped and popped. ...
Oct 20, 2019
Where were you when Ben Simmons made his first career three-point shot?This was the prevailing question on social media this fine NBA Wednesday, even with the Nuggets' Michael Porter, Jr. seeing action for the first time since God knows ...
Oct 9, 2019
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FROM Chris Paul in Oklahoma City to the Portland Trail Blazers back at Memorial Coliseum, the NBA schedule had the feel of something old on Tuesday.And it had something new, with Ben Simmons making a 3-pointer for the first time ...
Oct 9, 2019
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BEN Simmons says if he's open for a 3-point shot, "I'll take it."The 76ers guard has long been criticized for his reluctance to shoot the long ball. He's missed all 17 3s in his ...
Oct 1, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Videos of Ben Simmons making jumpers flooded social media over the summer and the All-Star point guard is ready to take his game to another level when the Philadelphia 76ers open camp next week."I feel like this summer I ...
Sep 26, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - NBA star Ben Simmons has withdrawn from the Australia basketball team which will play exhibition matches against Canada and the United States at home next month.Simmons had already made himself unavailable for the FIBA World Cup starting Aug. 31 ...
Jul 28, 2019
CHICAGO - After officially signing his five-year $170 million contract extension with the Philadelphia Sixers, Ben Simmons announced that he will not play for Australia in the upcoming FIBA World Cup to "focus on the upcoming NBA season."Two days earlier, Anthony ...
Jul 18, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Ben Simmons' new contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers came with bad news for Australian basketball fans: The Melbourne-born NBA All-star won't play for the Boomers at the World Cup.Hours after Simmons and the ...
Jul 17, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to ...
Jul 16, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut, Patty Mills and Aron Baynes are among the NBA players picked in an extended Australia squad to prepare for the FIBA World Cup.Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis announced a 17-man squad on Thursday for warmup ...
May 23, 2019
SYDNEY - Ben Simmons is set to play for Australia at the Fiba World Cup after confirming in an online video "I'm going to be a Boomer" for upcoming events.Simmons' NBA season ended when his Philadelphia 76ers were knocked out of ...
May 15, 2019
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NEW YORK - Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has been fined $20,000 and assessed a Flagrant Foul 1 for elbowing Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry in the groin in Game Three of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA' ...
May 3, 2019
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NEW YORK - Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila ...
Apr 19, 2019
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MINNEAPOLIS - Tobias Harris scored 25 points for Philadelphia in Jimmy Butler's jeer-filled return to Minnesota, helping the 76ers hang on to beat the Timberwolves, 118-109, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) and move one step closer toward solidifying the ...
Mar 31, 2019
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