NBA Playoffs

FILE - This June 18, 2018, file photo shows Brooklyn Nets General Manager Sean Marks during a news conference introducing the team's draft picks in New York.
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April 21, 2019 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series. The Nets lost 112-108 on Saturday in a game in which Brooklyn's Jared Dudley and...
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April 20, 2019 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead. “It was beautiful seeing it go through the rim.” @tobias31 describes...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid watches during the first half in Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
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April 19, 2019 - 5:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets. Embiid has been bothered by a sore left knee, but was able to play in the first two games of the series. He warmed up before Game 3 on Thursday night before...
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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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Apr 15, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts to the crowd after a score against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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April 15, 2019 - 11:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons got an earful from the Philly crowd. With the same 76ers fans Simmons put on blast for booing in the playoff opener now going wild in Game 2, Simmons cupped a hand to his right ear just like Allen Iverson's signature move to spur the cheers even louder. And he did it...
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April 13, 2019 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — D'Angleo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets to an impressive 111-102 win Saturday over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round...
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April 12, 2019 - 6:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers are heading to the playoffs, but "The Process" might be missing in action. According to the official NBA injury report , star center Joel Embiid is listed as "Doubtful" with knee soreness for Saturday's game. While doubtful does not rule Embiid...
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May 5, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and Boston Celtics center Aron Baynes (46) tip off to start the first quarter in game three of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit
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May 05, 2018 - 8:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Al Horford scored the go-ahead basket for Boston late in overtime in a wild Game 3 where the Philadelphia 76ers gave away the basketball and the confetti, leading the Celtics to a 101-98 win on Saturday night. The Celtics go for the sweep on Monday. The ending to regulation was...
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Apr 24, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts along side guard JJ Redick (17) and guard T.J. McConnell (12) after scoring against the Miami Heat during the fourth quarter in game five of the first round of the 2018
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April 29, 2018 - 8:40 pm
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are about to find out what the NBA playoffs are really about. After dispatching the Miami Heat in five games in the first round in their first career postseason appearance, the Philadelphia 76ers' youngsters will open the Eastern Conference...
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Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino, who once controlled the remnants of a Philadelphia organized crime family that was decimated by a bloody civil war in the 1980s and 1990s, pleaded guilty on to an illegal gambling charge.
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April 27, 2018 - 6:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A notorious Philadelphia mob boss pleaded guilty to an illegal betting charge on Friday before taking the occasion to make a bold prediction about his home town team's chances in the NBA playoffs. Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino, whose lawyer has called him a degenerate gambler, told...
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