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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 ...
4 days ago
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ATLANTA Hawks coach Nate McMillan believes big men entering the league from other countries thrive because they were taught the fundamentals of the game at a young age.That grasp of the all-around game has helped international big men dominate the ...
Oct 15, 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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PHILADELPHIA - The Florida man who corralled a loose alligator into a recycling bin described his thought process on the hunt for the reptile like this:"I'm not going to be Ben Simmons. I'm gonna get me this basket," ...
Oct 9, 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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CAMDEN, N.J. - Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons grew from lottery picks to All-Stars to franchise cornerstones getting paid max contracts together and - the thought was - they would try for a decade to win NBA championships together."We've been ...
Sep 28, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers have kept their trust in Joel Embiid.A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Embiid and the Sixers agreed on a four-year, $196 million contract extension that will take the All-Star center ...
Aug 17, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young ripped off his jersey and bounded up the steps to toss his dad the souvenir from the first Game Seven road victory in Hawks history.Young's going to need a new uniform.He shook off a cold ...
Jun 21, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young and the Hawks are taking their stunning turnaround to the Eastern Conference finals.Young made a late 3-pointer and scored 21 points to help Atlanta win for the third time in the series in Philadelphia, a 103-96 ...
Jun 21, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was fined $35,000 by the NBA for escalating an on-court altercation in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against Atlanta.Embiid fell on top of John Collins on the court in Game Six. ...
Jun 21, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks pulled off a playoff comeback for the ages against the Philadelphia 76ers to move within a victory of the Eastern Conference Finals.Young was fouled on a 3-pointer and hit all three free throws ...
Jun 17, 2021
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DENVER'S Nikola Jokic was the runaway MVP this season, which made it a virtual certainty that he would also be an All-NBA first-team selection.Here's the rarity: The MVP runner-up was not a first-team selection. ...
Jun 16, 2021
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ATLANTA - Trae Young tried to reassure Atlanta coach Nate McMillan after it became clear the Hawks point guard was hiding a sore shoulder.McMillan had no complaints after Young lifted the Hawks to a crucial win over top-seeded Philadelphia.Young overcame ...
Jun 15, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid bounded on the court and pointed at Shake Milton following an electrifying stretch that might have saved Philadelphia's season and yelled, "I told you be ready!"Sure enough, Embiid - who had a sideline confrontation last season with ...
Jun 9, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Shake Milton - yes, Shake Milton, with a little help from Joel Embiid - saved Philadelphia's season.Embiid had 40 points and 13 rebounds and Milton buried a 32-footer and scored 14 points in an electrifying stretch off the bench ...
Jun 9, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young put an early smackdown on Philly and again rose to the occasion in the playoffs for a Hawks team that wasted no time grabbing control of the Eastern Conference semifinals.Young scored 25 of his 35 points in the ...
Jun 7, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Dwight Howard gushed over his first year in Philly, a train-of-thought review on his favorite cheesesteak spot and the dairy dessert the Sixers give away at home games, and he even hummed a few bars to the team' ...
Jun 6, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - The Philly fans were fired up, the Sixers about to clinch a playoff series, when the largest crowd of the season started chanting, "We want Brooklyn! We want Brooklyn!"Hold up.The 76ers-Nets matchup is the series most fans want ...
Jun 3, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia star Joel Embiid is out with a small lateral meniscus tear in his right knee, a potentially critical blow as the 76ers chase their first NBA championship since 1983.Embiid sat out Game Five against Washington on Wednesday night (Thursday, ...
Jun 3, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is doubtful for Game Five because of a sore right knee.Embiid had an MRI on Tuesday and his status will be decided before Game Five of Philadelphia's game against the Washington Wizards, a ...
Jun 2, 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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