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CAMDEN, N.J. - Ben Simmons doesn't want to play - or even practice - with the Philadelphia 76ers anymore. So coach Doc Rivers kicked out the All-Star guard and suspended him for the season opener.Joel Embiid's take on ...
Oct 20, 2021
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CAMDEN, N.J. - Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers and the team he led to the best record in the Eastern Conference last season put their hands together in the middle of a huddle at the end of practice and counted off, "1- ...
Oct 19, 2021
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CAMDEN, N.J. - Doc Rivers tried to play Ben Simmons' return to the Philadelphia 76ers cool, just introducing the petulant point guard to the team at practice with a joke like the coach would use for any other player back from ...
Oct 18, 2021
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CAMDEN, N.J. - This much is known: Ben Simmons is back in Philadelphia. But there's no clear sign yet the All-Star guard is set to rescind his trade request and actually play for the 76ers.Even coach Doc Rivers - ...
Oct 14, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - The 76ers and representation for disgruntled All-Star Ben Simmons are working toward a resolution of the guard's holdout that could potentially see him rejoin the team."Clearly that's what we want, or we wouldn't ...
Oct 12, 2021
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CAMDEN, N.J. - Yes, that was Tyrese Maxey wearing Philadelphia 76ers' first-team grays and running drills with Joel Embiid and three other returning starters.The three-time All-Star guard Maxey replaced? Well, Ben Simmons was absent on Tuesday (Wednesday, ...
Sep 29, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Ben Simmons backed his way to the basket, spun around Danilo Gallinari for the easy look at the net - an uncontested layup, a dunk - and he passed. Passed the ball. Passed on the shot. Passed on the chance to tie the ...
Jun 22, 2021
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WASHINGTON - After the Philadelphia 76ers lost NBA MVP finalist Joel Embiid to what the team called a sore right knee late in the first quarter Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), they lost their lead - and their chance at the franchise's ...
Jun 1, 2021
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CHICAGO - As depth charts go, Tacko Fall remains low on Boston's roster of big men.Even at 7-foot-5 and 311 pounds, the tower from Senegal has appeared in only 22 games with the Celtics, logging just six minutes ...
Apr 7, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points, Terance Mann added a season-high 23 and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers, 122-112, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in their first game against former coach Doc Rivers.Rivers led ...
Mar 28, 2021
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INDIANAPOLIS - Doc Rivers threw a changeup at the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).It turned out to be the perfect call.With his team trailing by 16 early in the fourth quarter, the Philadelphia 76ers coach switched to a ...
Feb 1, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers opened the week with the best record in the NBA - and now face an uncertain future with a starting lineup fit for the preseason.Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 12 assists to lead the Denver Nuggets past ...
Jan 10, 2021
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CHICAGO - As though a coat hanger is delightfully wedged inside his mouth, former PBA commissioner Noli Eala can't stop smiling widely these days.His beloved Philadelphia 76ers are 6-1 in the overall standings and peering down on the 29 ...
Jan 5, 2021
REMEMBER that time in the middle of the year when we had no idea when sports leagues were going to come back?Along came The Last Dance to save the day."The perfect remedy for sports withdrawal," said The Vulture. It "gave ...
Dec 21, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Knocked his entire career for conditioning woes, Joel Embiid dedicated his offseason to a fitness program he vowed would keep him with the 76ers from Process to pension.Embiid kept his personal transaction wire humming in the shortened offseason with the ...
Dec 16, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA new guy Danny Green expects a lot from the 76ers this season, training his sights on at least the Eastern Conference finals.The team led by Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were shown the exit early in the playoffs this year, ...
Dec 10, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - The idea of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid as a modern-day odd couple bunking together in a Center City condominium trash-talking during games of "FIFA 21" after playing taxing real NBA games momentarily got a rise out of 76ers ...
Dec 5, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - Paul George grew up rooting for the Los Angeles Clippers and he loves playing close to home.He made it clear on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) where he sees his NBA future, saying, "I want to retire a Clipper.""This ...
Dec 5, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Ben Simmons captioned an Instagram post celebrating his selection to Forbes' list of top young athletes under 30 with "They stay talking. I stay working."They're always talking about Simmons in Philly.They - fans, teammates, media, gossip columnists - ...
Dec 2, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - The first draft for the Philadelphia 76ers under new president Daryl Morey led to a major shakeup for an organization that fell well short of its NBA championship goal.Morey undid last summer's major moves when he traded Al ...
Nov 19, 2020
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TRYONN Lue is ready to follow in Doc Rivers' footsteps. That has nothing to do with coaching the Los Angeles Clippers.He wants to be a voice for change.Rivers has been one of Lue's most trusted mentors for ...
Oct 23, 2020
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