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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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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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Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton, left, shoots against Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, right, of Cameroon, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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March 13, 2019 - 6:47 am
By Dave Zeitlin, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Asked to assess his overall performance, Joel Embiid said he was "trash." When the Philadelphia 76ers needed him the most, however, their All-Star center came to play. Ben Simmons scored 26 points, Embiid had 19 rebounds and made some big plays...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons dribbles past LA Clippers forward Tobias Harris in front of center Joel Embiid  during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center on Nov 1, 2018.
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Antionette Lee
March 04, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the Allen Iverson era, the Philadelphia 76ers sold out the Wells Fargo Center regularly. It seems like the revamped team may have reached that peak again. The Sixers are leading the National Basketball Association in attendance, according to ESPN . An average of 20...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons goes up for a dunk during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Oklahoma City.
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March 01, 2019 - 8:46 am
By Cliff Brunt, AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers looked pretty good for a team that claims to be still figuring things out. Good enough to end a 19-game losing streak to the Thunder. Tobias Harris scored 32 points and Ben Simmons had a triple-double to help the 76ers...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019.
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February 26, 2019 - 6:58 am
By Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ben Simmons' razzle-dazzle passes and Tobias Harris' shooting were enough to put the Philadelphia 76ers in firm control until it all nearly unraveled and 7-foot-3 center Boban Marjanovic went down clutching his right knee. Harris scored 29 points...
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February 23, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Damian Lillard had 17 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 130-115 on Saturday. The Sixers struggled in their second game without All-Star center Joel Embiid, who is expected to miss at least a...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons goes up for a dunk during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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February 21, 2019 - 10:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris had 12 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, JJ Redick hit a late 3-pointer and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame All-Star center Joel Embiid's absence to beat the Miami Heat 106-102 on Thursday night. Ben Simmons added 21 points, Boban Marjanovic had 19 —...
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris
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Eric Walter
February 19, 2019 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 76ers are on the Feb 25 cover of Sports Illustrated. The issue features a "re-preview" of the Eastern Conference following some changes among the top teams since the Feb. 6 NBA trade deadline. This week's cover: Processing... Re-previewing the Eastern Conference:...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, goes up for a shot between Boston Celtics' Al Horford, left, and Jayson Tatum during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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February 13, 2019 - 6:33 am
By Ron Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Boston Celtics still own the Philadelphia 76ers no matter who is on the court. Gordon Hayward scored 26 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, and Boston beat Philadelphia 112-109 on Tuesday night. Al Horford had 23 and...
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