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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' 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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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) dribbles up court in front of guard Jimmy Butler (23) and center Joel Embiid (21) during the second quarter against the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
April 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Why beat around the bush? This isn’t an ideal matchup for the 76ers. Head Coach Brett Brown referred to it as “dangerous” just over two weeks ago. But, here we are. The Sixers are hosting the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of the quarterfinals of The NBA Playoffs Saturday at...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) shoots as Chicago Bulls forward Cristiano Felicio (6) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game.
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April 07, 2019 - 8:24 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers endured five straight losing seasons and bottomed out with 10 wins three years ago. Considering how far they fell during their rebuilding project, coach Brett Brown can sure appreciate where they are at the moment. Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds, JJ...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, tries to drive past Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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April 05, 2019 - 6:51 am
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo outdueled fellow MVP candidate Joel Embiid, finishing with 45 points and 13 rebounds and leading Milwaukee to a 128-122 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night as the Bucks clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern...
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (33) drives against Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Monday, April 1, 2019.
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April 02, 2019 - 6:38 am
By Dave Jackson, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — With the Dallas Mavericks leading comfortably in the fourth quarter, their fans wanted Dirk Nowitzki on the court one more time, chanting, "We want Dirk! We want Dirk!" Nowitzki stayed on the bench, but that was the only disappointment Mavs fans...
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March 30, 2019 - 11:21 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 25 points for Philadelphia in Jimmy Butler's jeer-filled return to Minnesota, helping the 76ers hang on to beat the Timberwolves 118-109 on Saturday and move one step closer toward solidifying the No. 3 seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs. Ben Simmons...
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Brett Brown, Mike D'Antoni, Billy Lange
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Dan Majka
March 28, 2019 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Saint Joseph's has a new face to lead the university's men's basketball team. Former Sixers assistant coach Billy Lange has been named as the Hawks' next head coach, replacing Phil Martelli, who was fired after 24 seasons. Lange, a South Jersey native, has plenty of...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) shoots as Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, from right, Aron Baynes, Marcus Smart and Al Horford watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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March 21, 2019 - 7:21 am
By Aaron Bracy, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Boston's recent dominance of the Philadelphia 76ers has been frustrating for Joel Embiid. So when Marcus Smart angrily shoved the star big man to the ground, Embiid had finally had enough. Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, center, celebrates after scoring a basket against Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 118-115.
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March 20, 2019 - 10:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Boston Celtics 118-115 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory...
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