Joel Embiid

Philadelphia 76ers' Norvel Pelle, right, dunks the ball as Tobias Harris, left, and Boston Celtics' Daniel Theis look on during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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January 10, 2020 - 8:37 am
Brett Brown gathered his team in the locker room to ring the postgame victory bell when the 76ers coach noticed a familiar face on general manager Elton Brand's phone. There was Joel Embiid on FaceTime, calling in from New York where he's set to have surgery Friday to repair a torn ligament. Read...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid looks at his injured finger during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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January 09, 2020 - 6:31 pm
Philadelphia center Joel Embiid has a torn ligament in his left hand. Read more here.
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Denver Nuggets' Monte Morris, bottom, goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Al Horford during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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December 11, 2019 - 6:45 am
Yes, the 76ers are winning. But their star big man wants to be in the middle of it. "I need to be myself," Joel Embiid said. "When I'm having fun, I dominate." Embiid scored 22 points, including two key free throws with 15.3 seconds left. He added 10 rebounds, but once again struggled offensively...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Raul Neto (19) jumps for a rebound ahead of Toronto Raptors' Marc Gasol (33) as 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) and Raptors' Chris Boucher (25) and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (4) look on during the first half of an NBA basketball game.
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November 26, 2019 - 7:15 am
The Toronto Raptors held Joel Embiid scoreless in a 101-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Joel Embiid shot 0 for 11, missing all four of his shots from 3-point range and going 0 for 3 at the free throw line. He finished with a game-high 13 rebounds. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid reacts after it was announced that he and Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns were ejected.
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October 31, 2019 - 7:55 pm
Philadelphia center Joel Embiid and Minnesota center Karl-Anthony Towns have each been suspended two games without pay for an on-court altercation and continued escalation. Read more here.
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From left: Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns and Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid
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October 31, 2019 - 7:43 am
Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns got into a brawl that overshadowed a rout on the court. Embiid scored 19 points before he was ejected for fighting with Towns, and the Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a 117-95 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win...
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Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand
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October 23, 2019 - 2:58 pm
The man tasked with helping the 76ers finish The Process they started earlier this decade believes a personal touch can help Philadelphia take the final steps from joke to juggernaut. Read more about GM Elton Brand here.
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Brett Brown talks to Mike Scott and JJ Redick during Game Three.
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May 14, 2019 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — Despite some recent speculation that he may be fired, Sixers head coach Brett Brown will be back for another season, according to an ESPN report . Brown and the Sixers were recently eliminated from the NBA playoffs on a last-second shot by Kawhi Leonard and the...
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Brett Brown
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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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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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