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May 13, 2019 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brett Brown survived a 10-win season to steer the Philadelphia 76ers toward the top of the Eastern Conference. Brown's chances of returning for a seventh season as coach are on the rocks following back-to-back 50-win campaigns. So it goes in Philly, where patience with the...
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May 2, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) dribbles up the court against the Toronto Raptors during the third quarter in game three of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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May 03, 2019 - 6:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NBA has spoken and Ben Simmons will be paying the price for some below the belt contact in Game 3. Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA's vice president of basketball operations, announced Friday that Simmons will face a $20,000 fine and be assessed a flagrant foul 1 for...
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Apr 27, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) blocks a shot by Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (33) during game one of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena.
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April 28, 2019 - 4:03 pm
By Tim Reynolds, AP basketball writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia is already in trouble in its Eastern Conference semifinal series against Toronto, and 76ers coach Brett Brown might be one of the biggest reasons why. It's not that Brown made coaching mistakes in Game 1. Instead, he might have...
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April 27, 2019 - 10:31 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored a career playoff-high 45 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Pascal Siakam added 29 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 108-95 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Saturday night. Leonard matched his career-best scoring...
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Brooklyn Nets against Philadelphia 76ers
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April 24, 2019 - 11:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers have gone south in Toronto. Sixers coach Brett Brown wants the season series to come with an asterisk. Sure, the Raptors went 3-1 against the Sixers, but Philadelphia has evolved thanks to a pair of splashy trades this season that could skew the perception that Toronto...
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April 20, 2019 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead. “It was beautiful seeing it go through the rim.” @tobias31 describes...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Boban Marjanovic, right, shoots over Brooklyn Nets' Ed Davis, center, during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The 76ers won 131-115.
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April 19, 2019 - 7:37 am
By Brian Mahoney, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid took off his warmup gear and changed into street clothes, his left knee feeling too sore to play. Even with the All-Star center sitting down, the Philadelphia 76ers were flying high in Game 3. Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-...
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Apr 15, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts to the crowd after a score against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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April 15, 2019 - 11:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons got an earful from the Philly crowd. With the same 76ers fans Simmons put on blast for booing in the playoff opener now going wild in Game 2, Simmons cupped a hand to his right ear just like Allen Iverson's signature move to spur the cheers even louder. And he did it...
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April 13, 2019 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — D'Angleo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets to an impressive 111-102 win Saturday over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) dribbles up court in front of guard Jimmy Butler (23) and center Joel Embiid (21) during the second quarter against the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
April 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Why beat around the bush? This isn’t an ideal matchup for the 76ers. Head Coach Brett Brown referred to it as “dangerous” just over two weeks ago. But, here we are. The Sixers are hosting the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of the quarterfinals of The NBA Playoffs Saturday at...
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