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TORONTO, ON - MAY 07: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the ball during warm up, prior to Game Five of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on May 7, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.
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July 15, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA...
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Mar 20, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts after assisting on a score against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center.
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July 02, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to lock down their star point guard Ben Simmons with a max extension, a new report says. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers are hoping to sign the former Rookie of the Year to a five-year $170 million extension. Woj...
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July 01, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA (WIP) — The Philadelphia 76ers will be entering the 2019-20 season with their fourth new starting lineup in one calendar year. That's the bad news. The good news is, the case for this new one being the best is not a difficult case to make. Let's take a look. PG - Ben...
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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.
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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.
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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
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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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May 2, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) dribbles up the court against the Toronto Raptors during the third quarter in game three of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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May 03, 2019 - 6:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NBA has spoken and Ben Simmons will be paying the price for some below the belt contact in Game 3. Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA's vice president of basketball operations, announced Friday that Simmons will face a $20,000 fine and be assessed a flagrant foul 1 for...
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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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