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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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August 06, 2019 - 9:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 76ers star is implying that racism is the reason he and friends were given a hard time getting into a casino early Monday morning. The Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, has tried to defend its employees' actions, but it seems Ben Simmons isn't ready to accept...
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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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Marc Zumoff
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Matt Leon
June 28, 2019 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Marc Zumoff has spent the last quarter-century calling 76ers games first on PRISM, and now on NBC Sports Philadelphia. As one of the most popular media professionals in Philadelphia, Zumoff said he has been fascinated with broadcasting since his early days growing up...
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Sixers introduce Matisse Thybulle at team HQ.
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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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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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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 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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