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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 - Joel Embiid swished a 3 from the top of the arc and stretched his arms toward a wildly cheering crowd.The roar of the fans in another 76ers' victory has been muted, and the NBA is on hold after it ...
Mar 12, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - Anthony Davis scored 18 of his 37 points during a phenomenal second-quarter surge, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the injury-depleted Philadelphia 76ers, 120-107, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).LeBron James had 22 points, 14 ...
Mar 4, 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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CLEVELAND - Collin Sexton scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled to a 108-94 win Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) over the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost All-Star center Joel Embiid with a sprained left shoulder in the first quarter.The ...
Feb 27, 2020
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CLEVELAND - Philadelphia All-Star center Joel Embiid sprained his left shoulder in Wednesday night's game against the Cavaliers (Thursday, Manila time), adding another worry for the 76ers, who are already without guard Ben Simmons.Embiid collided with Cavaliers center Ante ...
Feb 27, 2020
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NEW YORK - The NBA fined Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid $25,000 (around P1.2 million) on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), two days after he made an obscene gesture on the court and used profane language during a live television interview.In ...
Feb 27, 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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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 17 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 25 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 119-98, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manlia time) in a matchup of Eastern Conference rivals.Antetokounmpo added eight assists for ...
Feb 23, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid had 39 points and 16 rebounds, Alec Burks and Shake Milton added big baskets in overtime and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their dominance at home with a 112-104 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night (Friday, Manila ...
Feb 21, 2020
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THE moment was not lost on Giannis Antetokounmpo. The NBA's reigning MVP, a Greek of Nigerian descent who is now starring in Milwaukee, was about to make his first two selections of this year's All-Star Game draft ...
Feb 13, 2020
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MIAMI - Jimmy Butler shook off the notion that a game against his former team should carry extra significance.The win was all that mattered.Butler scored a season-high 38 points before getting the fourth quarter off, and the Miami Heat scored ...
Feb 4, 2020
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BOSTON - Jaylen Brown had 32 points and nine rebounds, and Jayson Tatum scored nine of his 25 points in a 99-second span that gave Boston the lead for good as the Celtics cruised past the Philadelphia 76ers, 116-95, on Saturday ...
Feb 2, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Wearing No. 24 in honor of Kobe Bryant, Joel Embiid scored 24 points in his first game in three weeks, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 115-104 win over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Embiid ...
Jan 29, 2020
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DALLAS - Luka Doncic had 19 points and 12 assists, Dwight Powell scored 10 of his 19 points in a decisive third quarter and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 109-91, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Powell was 5 of ...
Jan 12, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Josh Richardson scored 29 points, Ben Simmons had 19 and the Philadelphia 76ers won without injured center Joel Embiid, beating the Boston Celtics 109-98 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Embiid will have surgery Friday for a torn ligament in ...
Jan 10, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid needs more surgery, this time for a torn ligament in a finger in his left hand, the latest setback in the injury-riddled career of the Philadelphia 76ers' All-Star center.Embiid, averaging 23.4 points and 12. ...
Jan 10, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid's left ring finger looked like the top of a used bendy drinking straw, grotesquely overlapping his pinkie to the point that it seemed he had his fingers crossed."I nearly threw up when I saw that," 76ers ...
Jan 7, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid scored 18 points playing with a dislocated left ring finger, Ben Simmons had 17 points and 15 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a four-game losing streak, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder, 120-113, on Monday night (Tuesday, ...
Jan 7, 2020
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HOUSTON - Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni is convinced James Harden operates on a different level than most players, especially after his latest dazzling performance.Harden had 44 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Rockets to a 118- ...
Jan 4, 2020
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