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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid reacts after it was announced that he and Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns were ejected.
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AP News
October 31, 2019 - 7:55 pm
Philadelphia center Joel Embiid and Minnesota center Karl-Anthony Towns have each been suspended two games without pay for an on-court altercation and continued escalation. Read more here.
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Al Bianchi
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 11:03 am
Al Bianchi, who played for the Philadelphia 76ers and was later an NBA coach and executive, has died. He was 87. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand
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AP News
October 23, 2019 - 2:58 pm
The man tasked with helping the 76ers finish The Process they started earlier this decade believes a personal touch can help Philadelphia take the final steps from joke to juggernaut. Read more about GM Elton Brand here.
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Aaron McKie
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AP News
October 22, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Aaron McKie joined Temple's staff in 2014 and spent last season as head coach-in-waiting as the choice to replace Dunphy, who left the program after 13 seasons and eight NCAA Tournaments. But Temple barely matters in a Philly winter sports landscape that is dominated by the Eagles and in a city...
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Zach Spiker.
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1-On-1 with Matt Leon
October 18, 2019 - 5:20 pm
Zach Spiker is preparing for his fourth season as the head men's basketball coach at Drexel University.
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Chinese fans react during a preseason NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 9:01 am
Chinese fans react during a preseason NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo)
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Sam Wachs is shown holding a sign reading "Free Hong Kong."
Courtesy of Sam Wachs
Tim Jimenez
October 09, 2019 - 7:35 am
A Sixers fan says he was tossed from Tuesday night’s preseason game against a Chinese team because he held up a sign that was supportive of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. As the Sixers hosted the Guangzhou Loong Lions on Tuesdaylast night, and his wife held up fluorescent green signs...
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Tim Jimenez
October 08, 2019 - 6:58 am
Tuesday's Sixers preseason opener against the Guangzhou Long Lions in Philadelphia has been on the schedule for a while, and Sixers spokesman Dave Scholler says the team is focusing not on political issues, but on how basketball bridges cultural differences.
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 3:22 pm
The relationship between China and the NBA — a multibillion-dollar marriage that involves media rights, streaming, merchandise sales and much more — is strained right now in ways unlike any other since the league first began planting roots there in earnest three decades ago. Read more here.
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Gabby Lisella.
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1-On-1 with Matt Leon
October 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
Gabby Lisella recently retired from coaching women's basketball at Division III Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. She spent 19 seasons at the helm of the Profs, winning 260 games, the most in program history.
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