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Al Horford
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Dave Uram
July 06, 2020 - 11:23 am
For some Sixers players, the unprecedented months-long break has given them a chance to start fresh and play to the potential they didn’t consistently meet from October through mid-March. Forward/center Al Horford said the time off for him was beneficial, and now he’s in “a much better place.” Read...
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Brett Brown
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Dave Uram
July 02, 2020 - 9:22 am
Head coach Brett Brown delivered positive reports about Sixers starters Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons on Wednesday in an hour-long Zoom chat with the media. He said most of the time on group calls with players has been dedicated to ongoing conversations about racial injustice. Read more here.
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during the NBA All-Star festivities in Charlotte, N.C. Silver spoke to the media on Friday, April 12, 2019, in New York after a meeting of the NBA's Board of Governors. He menti
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Dave Uram
July 01, 2020 - 9:46 am
With COVID-19 cases spiking in some parts of the United States, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says if the number of cases becomes overwhelming for the league, they'll revisit plans for the season to mitigate risk. Other potential game changers: Black Livers Matter protests and empty arenas. Read...
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Dave Uram
June 30, 2020 - 10:26 am
If and when the NBA restarts its season at the end of July, the league intends to use platforms available to continue the push for social justice. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (12) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter at the Chase Center.
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Dave Uram
June 29, 2020 - 8:56 am
Some consider the 76ers to be a “sleeper” team in the NBA, if the league restarts game play in a month. Commissioner Adam Silver says he has some concerns about the number of cases in Florida, where NBA's campus will be located. Read more here.
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Sixers practice facility
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Dave Uram
June 26, 2020 - 10:24 am
The 76ers are paying tribute to the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall riots on Sunday with a virtual Philly LGBTQ Pride parade. Read more here.
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The seats are empty at the Amway Center in Orlando, home of the NBA’s Orlando Magic, on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NBA has suspended the season due to the coronavirus -- as have other sports.
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Dave Uram
June 26, 2020 - 9:56 am
It’s been about 15 weeks since major professional teams have played their respective sports. If everything goes as planned, most will return in made-for-television form next month — with some of them happening in bubble-like environments. Read more here.
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Charles Barkley attends the 2019 NBA Awards at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, CA.
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Dave Uram
June 25, 2020 - 11:16 am
Sixers legend Charles Barkley says he likes the team's chances when the NBA hopes to resume its season. Read more here.
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Sixers practice facility
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Dave Uram
June 19, 2020 - 10:30 am
Philadelphia’s professional sports teams are recognizing Juneteenth in ways that focus on educating employees about racial and social justice issues. Read more here.
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Fran Dunphy
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Matt Leon
June 18, 2020 - 12:27 pm
Fran Dunphy is back at Temple University, this time serving as an interim athletic director, effective July 1. Read more here.
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