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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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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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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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CHICAGO - The credentials were stout, glossy.Most number of games coached in franchise history at 564. Most wins with 356 and the highest win rate at 63.1 percent.In the end, those gaudy numbers couldn't save Doc Rivers from ...
Sep 29, 2020
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WITHIN hours of Doc Rivers' announcement he is not returning to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Philadelphia 76ers and New Orleans Pelicans reached out to the veteran coach.The Sixers are in search for a new coach after firing Brett Brown last ...
Sep 29, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Doc Rivers would easily be considered the best coach in Los Angeles Clippers history. Most wins. Most playoff appearances. Top winning percentage.And now he's out.Rivers announced in a statement posted to Twitter on Monday ( ...
Sep 29, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - The more things changed for the Los Angeles Clippers, the more they stayed the same.They shocked the league by adding superstars Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to a proven cast, immediately creating major expectations for the franchise to win ...
Sep 17, 2020
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CHICAGO - Watching the Clippers collapse before my disbelieving eyes made my blood pressure pressure boil to 180 over angry.Hours and no sleep later, as I slowly, pitifully attempt to crawl out of this fog, I remain far, far away from that ...
Sep 16, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Denver started its season by talking about winning a championship way back in training camp, knowing very well that few would believe in the Nuggets' chances.The doubters fueled them then.The doubters still fuel them now - even ...
Sep 15, 2020
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