Jimmy Butler

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.
Mark J. Terrill/AP
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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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) shoots next to Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.
AP Photo/Michael Conroy
January 17, 2019 - 10:20 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Joel Embiid had 22 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists Thursday night to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to their seventh win in nine games, a 120-96 blowout of the Indiana Pacers. Jimmy Butler added 27 points, eight assists and five boards as Philadelphia shot 53 percent and...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, hangs on the rim after a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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January 15, 2019 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J oel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team. The Golden State Warriors were the only team to...
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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.
Rick Scuteri/AP Photo
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 Jimmy Butler, right, protects the ball from Los Angeles Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
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January 02, 2019 - 8:20 am
By Beth Harris, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The energy was flowing late and that's just the way the Philadelphia 76ers like it. Joel Embiid notched his NBA-leading 32nd double-double of the season in his return and Philadelphia withstood a furious rally by the Los Angeles Clippers in a...
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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.
AP Photo/Darren Abate
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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Jimmy Butler
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December 07, 2018 - 10:37 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 38 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame Joel Embiid's absence Friday night, rallying from a 15-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 117-111. Blake Griffin had 31 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons squandered their big...
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Phoenix Suns' Jamal Crawford (11) drives to the basket past Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler (23) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Michael Perez
November 19, 2018 - 10:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 19 of his 33 points after halftime and added 17 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Phoenix Suns 119-114 on Monday night. Ben Simmons added 19 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists for Philadelphia, which won its third straight while improving to 9...
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Butler / Embiid
Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
November 16, 2018 - 10:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points in his home debut, Joel Embiid had 23 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz 113-107 on Friday night. Butler, the four-time All-Star acquired Monday from Minnesota in a five-player trade, got a loud ovation during introductions and quickly...
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AP Photo/John Raoux
November 14, 2018 - 10:53 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler had 14 points in his Philadelphia debut, but the 76ers collapsed late and lost to Orlando 111-106 after Terrence Ross hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 8.7 seconds left that helped the Magic finish off a big comeback Wednesday night. Orlando scored 21 straight...
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