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Sixers introduce Matisse Thybulle at team HQ.
Jon Johnson / KYW Newsradio
June 21, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Eliot Shorr-Parks, 94WIP PHILADELPHIA (94WIP Sports Radio) — The Sixers made a trade with the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, moving up to the 20th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft to select Matisse Thybulle, a small forward from Washington. Thybulle, 6-foot-5, 195 pounds, is considered one of the...
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Toronto Police secure the scene where shots were fired during the Toronto Raptors NBA basketball championship parade in Toronto, Monday, June 17, 2019.
Andrew Lahodynskyj/The Canadian Press via AP
June 18, 2019 - 12:13 pm
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Police are looking for a fourth person and haven't recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that wounded four people and sent thousands fleeing, authorities said Tuesday. Toronto Police Chief Marc Saunders said...
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Toronto Police secure the scene after a shots were fired during the Toronto Raptors NBA basketball championship parade in Toronto, Monday, June 17, 2019.
Andrew Lahodynskyj/The Canadian Press via AP
June 17, 2019 - 6:48 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage. Three people were arrested and...
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Meek Mill
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June 15, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While Drake got the most attention as a visible cheerleader for his hometown Toronto Raptors throughout the NBA Finals, he wasn't the only famous rapper with a vested interest in Thursday night's Game 6. Philadelphia native and Sixers fan Meek Mill, on May 30, put...
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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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May 12, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) dribbles the ball against Philadelphis 76ers guard Jimmy Butler (23) in the first half of game seven of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena.
Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
May 12, 2019 - 9:36 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. After Philadelphia'...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) reacts after dunking the ball between Toronto Raptors' Danny Green (14) and Kawhi Leonard (2) during the second half of Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Chris Szagola/AP Photo
May 09, 2019 - 10:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals, hitting them in bunches and scoring 25 points in the 76ers' 112-101 victory over the Raptors on Thursday night. Game 7 is Sunday...
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May 5, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts in front of Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) after a foul call during the fourth quarter in game four of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Cen
Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports
May 05, 2019 - 7:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday and even the Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2. Marc Gasol scored 16, Kyle Lowry had 14 and the Raptors rebounded after...
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David Zalubowski/AP Photo, File
May 03, 2019 - 3:19 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns are looking for stability after their previous coach lasted just one season. They hope Monty Williams is the man to lead their turnaround. The Suns announced Friday that they had come to terms with Williams, a former head coach and a current assistant in Philadelphia...
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May 2, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts in front of Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol (33) and guard Danny Green (14) after a score in game three of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Cen
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May 02, 2019 - 10:58 pm
By Jon Johnson PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A mind-blowing performance by Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers, who beat the Toronto Raptors 116-95 in game three from the Wells Fargo Center. . Round II, Game III » https://t.co/tVb2DlozSm --: @FOURNTWENTY #PhilaUnite | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter...
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