Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons (left) and Magic Johnson
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February 12, 2019 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA says Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson did not break any league tampering rules when he spoke about Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons earlier this week. The NBA's relatively quick-moving investigation was initiated after it was revealed that Simmons wanted...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons reacts after being fouled during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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February 11, 2019 - 7:33 pm
(AP) — The NBA is going to investigate whether league rules were broken when Philadelphia's Ben Simmons inquired about meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson for playing tips. League spokesman Mike Bass said Monday that the NBA will look at the matter. Johnson revealed over the...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz
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February 07, 2019 - 3:07 pm
By Eliot Shorr-Parks and Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — The Markelle Fultz era is finally over in Philadelphia. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Fultz has been traded to the Magic in exchange for Jonathan Simmons, a first-round and a second-round pick. The deal ends Fultz’s time...
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Philadelphia 76ers' JJ Redick, right, works with the ball against Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
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February 01, 2019 - 6:50 am
By Janie McCauley, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Warriors coach Steve Kerr figured it would be a tough challenge for DeMarcus Cousins to keep up with Joel Embiid at this stage, given Cousins has just returned from almost a yearlong absence recovering from a serious Achilles tendon injury...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram, right, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles.
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January 30, 2019 - 6:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown decided to experiment with his lineup during Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers. If one game is any indication, Brown can consider it a success. The Sixers led throughout and were up by 24 in the second quarter as they rolled...
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January 25, 2019 - 7:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (WIP SportsRadio) — If Ben Simmons is going to make his first NBA All-Star game, it will need to be as a reserve chosen by the coaches. While fellow 76er Joel Embiid was named a starter for the second year in a row, Simmons fell just short, tied for third amongst Eastern Conference...
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January 11, 2019 - 10:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — John Collins hit a fadeaway jumper with 25 seconds left and Atlanta hung on when Philadelphia flopped on its final plays to lead the Hawks to a 123-121 win over the 76ers on Friday night. Jimmy Butler was fouled on a drive and had a chance to tie the game with 2.4 seconds left...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) gets fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Richaun Holmes in the second half during an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Phoenix. The 76ers defeated the Suns 132-127.
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January 03, 2019 - 7:07 am
By Bob Baum, AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers were ready to go home from their trip west a little too early, and it almost cost them. Joel Embiid, playing despite a sore left knee, matched his season high with 42 points, 30 in the first half, and grabbed 18 rebounds and the...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick (17) is defended by Utah Jazz guard Kyle Korver (26) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in Salt Lake City.
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December 28, 2018 - 6:35 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It's no secret that Joel Embiid likes to talk. "I love talking trash. That's my nature. But it's all fun and jokes," Embiid said. Embiid has been avoiding making waves on social media lately but when he noticed that Utah fans had plenty to say, he just couldn't help himself. "...
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San Antonio Spurs' DeMar DeRozan, right, drives against Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in San Antonio.
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December 18, 2018 - 6:25 am
By Raul Dominguez, Associated Press SAN ANTONIO (AP) — While the San Antonio Spurs search for their identity as a team, Rudy Gay is showing that he has returned to form. Gay had 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan each added 20 as San Antonio defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 123-96 on...
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