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Behind the scenes of Embiid's 1st All-Star selection
Joel Embiid was the first Sixer to be named an All-Star starter since Allen Iverson in 2006, but the rest of the team seemed even happier for his special accomplishment. By Jessica Camerato
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Is Joel Embiid actually over Rihanna?
Now that he's an All-Star and the past is the past, Joel Embiid sounds ready to officially move on from his old crush.
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, LeBron James, Cavs
Cavs stuck in 'Strugglesville' but still manage to survive
We recap Thursday's top NBA action, including the Cavs blowing a big lead before regrouping for a 104-103 win over the Magic.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Sixers suddenly beating once unbeatable teams
The Sixers survived down the stretch as they picked up another victory over a top team in the East with an 89-80 win over Boston. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid shows Celtics why he's an All-Star
Fresh off his designation as an All-Star Game starter, Joel Embiid put up a dominant effort in the Sixers' 89-80 win over the Celtics. By Jessica Camerato
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Fans flood pop star's social media to get Embiid a date
One celebrity (cough, Rihanna, cough) told Joel Embiid to come back for a date when he's an All-Star. Well, today is that day.
Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons
Embiid, Simmons get their fate for ASG starters
On Thursday night, Joel Embiid was named an NBA All-Star Game starter, while Ben Simmons did not make the final cut. By Jessica Camerato
Video proof that Embiid, Saric are soccer prodigies
Watch Joel Embiid, Dario Saric and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot show off their soccer skills at Thursday's shootaround. By Jessica Camerato
Atlanta Hawks, NBA, Kent Bazemore
Bazemore game-winner nets Hawks rare consecutive victories
We recap Wednesday's top NBA action, including Kent Bazemore's last-second shot in the Hawks' 94-93 win over the Pelicans.
How Sixers plan to replace JJ Redick
How are the Sixers planning to replace the injured JJ Redick? Sixers head coach Brett Brown provided his detailed plan Wednesday. By Noah Levick
Markelle Fultz still 'hesitant' with his shot
Markelle Fultz's free throws look better, but Brett Brown said Wednesday the rookie is still "hesitant" with his jumper. By Noah Levick
Bad timing for Sixers' only hot shooter to go on shelf
The Sixers on Tuesday announced that JJ Redick would be sidelined with a left leg injury and the guard's injury comes at a bad time. By Andrew Unterberger 
Sixers swag flying off the shelves this season
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons landed in the top eight of the most popular NBA jerseys, while the Sixers were No. 3 in most popular team merchandise. By Jessica Camerato
Orlando Magic, NBA, Minnesota Timberwolves, Arron Afflalo, Nemanja Bjelica
A real fight (not an NBA one) breaks out in Magic win
We recap Tuesday's top NBA action, including Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica and Magic guard Arron Afflalo brawling in Orlando's 108-102 win.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, JJ Redick
Yet another bad break for the Sixers' backcourt
The Sixers added another name to the injury report as JJ Redick will be re-evaluated in 10 to 14 days after hurting his left leg. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers' opponent planning Super Bowl trip
With the Eagles one win away, Raptors guard and Philly native Kyle Lowry is already planning his trip to the Super Bowl. By Jessica Camerato
Warriors win in Finals rematch
Led by Kevin Durant's 32 points, the Warriors beat the Cavs in an NBA Finals rematch. That and more from Monday's best NBA action. 
#SixersJanuary back on with wire-to-wire win over Raptors
We're officially in the middle of #SixersJanuary after Monday's win over the Raptors. By Andrew Unterberger 
Sixers face, conquer late-game demons
The Sixers almost blew a 21-point lead Monday, but they held on to beat one of the East's elite. By Paul Hudrick 
Tenacious Sixers don't back down from physical battle
T.J. McConnell and Ben Simmons were both involved in physical confrontations during Monday's win against the Raptors. By Jessica Camerato 
Joel Embiid, TJ McConnell
This time, Sixers avoid massive collapse
It got hairy again late, but Joel Embiid's 34 points helped the Sixers, who once led by 21, hold off the Raptors, 117-111 Monday. By Jessica Camerato
It's 7th heaven for Heat, who beat Bucks
The Heat easily handled the Bucks, 97-79, on Sunday night to extend their winning streak to seven games.
The final hurdles for Fultz to make return
While Markelle Fultz has been cleared for 5-on-5, his shoulder and shot are not yet where they need to be for him to make his return. By Jessica Camerato
Warriors hold on despite DeRozan's 42 points
The Warriors nearly blew a 27-point lead against the Raptors, as DeMar DeRozan had a big night for Toronto. That and more from Saturday's top NBA action.   
Indiana Pacers, NBA, Darren Collison
Pacers add to Cavs' misery with monster comeback
The Pacers rallied from down 22 points to secure a 97-95 win over the sputtering Cavaliers. That and more from Friday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia Sixers
How many Sixers will take part in All-Star weekend?
Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid aren't the only Sixers eyeing All-Star weekend. Let's take a look at which others could be in Los Angeles. By Jessica Camerato
Redick and Kyrie love conspiracy theories
JJ Redick sat down with Kyrie Irving after the Celtics' win over the Sixers in London. They talked conspiracy theories, dinosaurs, Duke, and NBA super powers.
Toronto Raptors, NBA, Pascal Siakam
Shorthanded Raptors feast on reeling Cavaliers
We recap Thursday's top NBA action, including the shorthanded Raptors dominating en route to a 133-99 win over the Cavaliers.
LeBron James, Ben Simmons
LeBron's royal message about Ben Simmons
As Ben Simmons put his game on display in London on Thursday, LeBron James was watching ... and voting. By Jordan Hall
Boston Celtics, NBA, Jayson Tatum
Someday the Sixers will be the other team
The Sixers continued to show flashes of what could be in London. But actual good teams — like the Celtics — only need flashes against them to get the win. Andrew Unterberger
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Things get foggy for Sixers in London
The Sixers were the stars of the show early on in London before they wilted and coughed up a 22-point lead in a 114-103 loss to Boston. By Jessica Camerato
Ben Simmons' reaction to being shoved by Marcus Morris was boss
Marcus Morris gave Ben Simmons a good shove Thursday in London and the Sixers' rookie was like, "Are you serious, bro?"
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London can't save Sixers from another huge blown lead
In London on Thursday, the Sixers blew yet another enormous lead, losing to the Celtics, 114-103, after leading by as many as 22. By Jessica Camerato
International superstars at Sixers-Celtics
The Sixers and Celtics drew a star-studded crowd in London's O2 Arena. Check out which international superstars took in the action.
Ben Simmons moves up in All-Star voting
Ben Simmons moved up a spot in the fans' portion of All-Star voting, while Joel Embiid maintained his position.
A great cheesesteak in London from a guy with Philly ties
With the Sixers playing in London, we set out to test a cheesesteak joint with legit Philly ties. And it turned out ... good!
Chicago Bulls, NBA, Lauri Markkanen
Bulls survive Knicks in 2OT
Rookie Lauri Markkanen scored a career-high 33 points as the Bulls squeezed out a 122-119 win over the Knicks in double overtime. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
Brits pronounce Philly words better than we do
If these Londoners told me we were pronouncing this list of Philly words wrong, as long as they said it with those accents, I'd believe them.
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Could Fultz play for Sixers in London?
Multiple signs point to Markelle Fultz returning for the Sixers very soon. Could it be Thursday in London against the Celtics?
Sixers fans have earned a loud cackle at the Lakers' expense
The Basketball Gods do not appear to be smiling on the Los Angeles Lakers thus far in the 2017-18 season.
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Sixers-Celtics in London should be good to last drop
The pageantry in London will steal the spotlight early, but Thursday's Sixers-Celtics matchup should be at its best during the final minutes. By Matt Haughton
Miami Heat, NBA, Wayne Ellington
Episcopal Academy's own Wayne Ellington for the win
Wayne Ellington put in a layup with under a second left to give the Heat a heated 90-89 win over the Raptors. That and more from Tuesday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Dario Saric
An NBA 1st awaits Dario Saric in London
Daric Saric has played with the Sixers for nearly a season and a half, but Thursday in London will be the first time he plays for the squad in front of his father.
Lavar Ball, Big Baller Brand
Rob's Rants — LaVar Ball's slippery slope
You can dislike LaVar Ball all you want, but the criticism of him by Rick Carlisle and other coaches creates a slippery slope. By Rob Ellis
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid
Will Ben Simmons be an All-Star?
In the latest episode of Holding Court, Amy Fadool and Marshall Harris talk about the Sixers in January, Ben Simmons' All-Star chances and much more.
Philadephia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, James Young
Out of his own head, newest Sixer ready for his shot
After things didn't pan out with the Celtics, 2014 first-round pick James Young is looking for a fresh start with the Sixers. By Jessica Camerato
Toronto Raptors, NBA, DeMar DeRozan
DeRozan puts Raptors on his back after Lowry injury
We recap Monday's top NBA action, including DeMar DeRozan guiding the Raptors to a 114-113 OT win after Kyle Lowry exited with an injury.
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London 'business trip' a family affair for Sixers
While the Sixers are staying focused on trying to beat Boston in London, they'll also make time for family on the unique road trip. By Noah Levick 
Joel Embiid practices, and Brett Brown is thrilled
Joel Embiid practiced Monday, while Markelle Fultz played full contact 5-on-5 for a second straight day. By Noah Levick
Despite awkward situation, Jahlil Okafor appreciated Sixers' transparency
Jahlil Okafor penned an interesting piece in which he explains how awkward his time in Philly became and how much love he still has for our city.
Richardson's game-winner extends Heat's win streak
Josh Richardson's layup with 5.1 seconds left lifted the Heat past the Jazz, 103-102, on Sunday for their fourth-straight win.
Fultz takes major step toward return
Markelle Fultz on Sunday practiced 5-on-5 for the first time in his recovery as he continues to work toward a return to game action. By Jessica Camerato
Curry explodes for 45 points in 3 quarters
Stephen Curry posted a season-high 45 points in the Warriors' win over the Clippers. That and more from Saturday's top NBA action.     
See Embiid's reaction to All-Star vote love
Joel Embiid has received over 400,000 All-Star votes and the Sixers' big man is appreciative of the support. By Jessica Camerato
Miami Heat, NBA, Wayne Ellington, James Johnson
Heat launch from deep for overtime victory
We recap Friday's top NBA action, incluing the Heat attempting a franchise-record 42 three-pointers in a 107-103 OT win over the Knicks.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons as physically impressive as ever
Ben Simmons was in attack mode right from the opening tip and the Sixers followed his lead in a 114-78 destruction of the Pistons. By Jessica Camerato
Julius Erving, Philadelphia Sixers
Dr. J released from hospital
Sixers legend Julius Erving has been released from the hosptial is expected to make a full recovery.
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Sixers bully ball their way back to sea level
The Sixers notched their fourth straight win and got back to the .500 mark with a 114-78 annihilation of the Pistons on Friday night. By Jessica Camerato
Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, James Young
Sixers sign 2014 1st-round pick to contract
The Sixers on Friday signed swingman James Young, the No. 17 pick in the 2014 NBA draft, to a two-way contract. By Matt Haughton
We are set for Embiid-Drummond rematch
Joel Embiid (hand) will be available Friday night against the Pistons, and so will his nemesis Andre Drummond (ribs). By Jessica Camerato
The unique backstory of the Sixers' theme song
The NYTimes has a wonderful story on the unlikely song that gets Sixers fans clapping their hands.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, JJ Redick
Redick, a man on the move, enlivens a lost art
At 33 years old, Sixers guard JJ Redick is still thriving on moving without the ball and using a combination of veteran tricks. By Gordie Jones
Golden State Warriors, NBA, Klay Thompson
Splash Brothers rain points on Rockets
We recap Thursday's NBA action, including Golden State's backcourt combining for 57 points in the Warriors' 124-114 win over the Rockets.
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Simmons, Embiid are rocking the vote
Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are among the top four players at their positions in the NBA's first wave of All-Star voting. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers waive Covington's childhood friend
The Sixers on Thursday waived guard Jacob Pullen, who was with the team under the NBA's new two-way contracts. By Jessica Camerato
Simmons' sister shares video of Ben dunking as a kid
Joel Embiid isn't the only Sixer using creative tactics to get All-Star votes.
Now can the Sixers try not blowing the lead in the first place?
For their next trick, the Sixers will attempt not to blow a double-digit lead in the first place.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
You have to hand it to Joel Embiid
Despite a badly swollen hand, Joel Embiid fought through the pain for his head coach to give the Sixers a 112-106 win over the Spurs. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid, Brett Brown
No, you ring that bell, Brett Brown!
Brett Brown tried congratulating his Sixers team after Wednesday's win over the Spurs, but his players made sure he knew this one was for him. By Jordan Hall
Boston Celtics, NBA, Terry Rozier
Terry Rozier steals show in East showdown
We recap Wednesday's top NBA action, including Terry Rozier stealing the spotlight in the Celtics' 102-88 win over the Cavaliers.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons stars as the finisher
The Spurs made a push — and even opted for the Hack-a-Ben strategy — but Ben Simmons took over late in the Sixers' 112-106 win. By Jessica Camerato
Philly athletes you should follow on Instagram
As we dive into 2018 with Instagram growing more popular, we wanted to highlight a few Philly athletes fans will want to follow.
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, Isaiah Thomas
Thomas plays big in long-awaited Cavs debut
Isaiah Thomas scored 17 in his Cavs debut as they pulled away for a 127-110 win over the Trail Blazers. That and more from Tuesday's top NBA action.
Delaware 87ers, NBA, Spongebob Squarepants
87ers going with squarest uniform in history?
The Delaware 87ers will sport SpongeBob SquarePants uniforms as part of Nickelodeon Night on Wednesday.
Sixers share glimpse of Fultz's shot
That's video of Markelle Fultz doing basketball things against professional basketball players on a basketball court!
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Markelle Fultz begins final stage of rehab
Markelle Fultz began the final stage of his rehab Tuesday, placing him one step closer to a much-anticipated return to the Sixers. By Noah Levick 
Joel Embiid, Embiid hand, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns
Sixers' game vs. Spurs just got a whole lot tougher
Joel Embiid is still feeling the effect of his fall in Phoenix, which could make the Spurs game even tougher. By Noah Levick
Ben Simmons' Rookie of the Year odds take a turn
Ben Simmons' case for NBA Rookie of the Year isn't as open-and-shut as it initially appeared and the updated odds bear it out. By Corey Seidman
DeRozan scores franchise-record 52 in Raptors' win
DeMar DeRozan dropped a franchise-record 52 points to lead the Raptors over the Bucks, 131-127, Monday. 
Dario Saric
Saric the best thing about Sixers' December
It was a December to not remember for the Sixers, except for Dario Saric, who came to life as the month went on. By Andrew Unterberger
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers, 76ers
Promising results for Embiid's hand
The Sixers suffered a brief scare Sunday night with Joel Embiid, but the big man's hand checked out all right after the team's win in Phoenix. By Jessica Camerato
Barnes leads Mavericks to 4th straight win
Harrison Barnes scored 24 points and the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 116-113, for their season-best fourth straight win.
Sixers close out 2017 calendar year in fashion
JJ Redick and the Sixers held on in the fourth quarter Sunday to close out the 2017 calendar year with a 123-110 win over the Suns. By Jessica Camerato
Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless
Someone finally missed that shot vs. the Sixers
The Sixers have dealt with so many daggers this year. Not this time in Denver. Thank goodness. By Andrew Unterberger
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The other guys carry Sixers to win in Denver
Without Joel Embiid on Saturday, the Sixers benefited from strong nights from Jerryd Bayless and Co. to beat Denver, 107-102. By Jessica Camerato
Curry lights up Grizzlies for 38 points in return
Out for the last 11 games with a sprained ankle, Stephen Curry had an offensive outburst in Golden State's win over Memphis. That and more from Saturday's top NBA action.   
This time, Sixers flip 2nd-half script
This time, the Sixers erased a big third-quarter deficit Saturday night with a 25-4 run to come back and beat the Nuggets, 107-102. By Jessica Camerato
Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Giannis Antetokounmpo
Controversial no-call aids Bucks' last-second win
After stepping out of bounds, Giannis Antetokounmpo scored with 1.3 seconds left in the Bucks' 97-95 win over the Thunder. That and more from Friday's top NBA action.   
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Health updates on Embiid, Covington
Health updates on Joel Embiid and Robert Covington, who exited the Sixers' loss in Portland early with an injured finger. By Jessica Camerato
Everyone is to blame for Sixers' loss in Portland
Every Sixer had a hand in last night's tough defeat. By Andrew Unterberger 
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Nurkic takes shots at Embiid after Blazers' comeback
Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic got the best of Joel Embiid down the stretch and wasn't shy about it after the game. Waiting on Embiid's response in three, two, one ...
Portland Trail Blazers, NBA, Jusuf Nurkic
Latest blown lead leaves Sixers stewing in silence
The Sixers were left in stunned silence after blowing yet another double-digit lead in Thursday night's 114-110 loss to the Trail Blazers. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Dario Saric
Shocker! Sixers blow another huge lead
The Sixers rolled out to yet another big lead on Thursday, only to blow it during a disastrous fourth quarter in a 114-110 loss to Portland. By Jessica Camerato
Celtics rally from down 26 to beat Rockets
Al Horford and the Boston Celtics rallied from a 26-point deficit to the beat the Houston Rockets, 99-98. That and more from Thursday's top NBA action.
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Hunger of the wolf drives Covington
On his long journey to the NBA, nothing was given to Robert Covington, who even after a big payday, doesn't "know what comfortable is." By Gordie Jones
Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Jimmy Butler
Butler takes over in OT to give T-Wolves victory
We recap Wednesday's top NBA action, including Jimmy Butler dominating overtime in the Timberwolves' 128-125 win over the Nuggets
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz, Brett Brown
Confident Fultz wants back in the game
That's the phrase Sixers guard Markelle Fultz said to Brett Brown as the No. 1 pick nears a return after dealing with a shoulder injury. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers go back in time with new uniforms
The Sixers on Wednesday unveiled their new City Edition uniforms, which are inspired by the Declaration of Independence. By Jessica Camerato 
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Does Ben Simmons need to be more aggressive?
The question of whether the Sixers need Ben Simmons to be more aggressive isn't as simple as it seems. By Matt Haughton and Marshall Harris
Dallas Mavericks, NBA, JJ Barea
Mavericks put an end to Raptors' win streak at 6
J.J. Barea's clutch bucket helped give the Mavericks a 98-93 victory over the Raptors to snap Toronto's win streak at six. That and more from Tuesday's top NBA action.
How Sixers got in holiday spirit
Between a Secret Santa and playing Christmas music in the locker room, the Sixers were definitely in the holiday spirit. By Jessica Camerato 
Joel Embiid
Happy holidays from Joel Embiid and T.J. McConnell
Dear Sixers fans, here's a fun win over the Knicks to snap a losiing streak. Love, Joel Embiid and T.J. McConnell. By Andrew Unterberger
T.J. McConnell
'MVP' McConnell unwraps Christmas win for Sixers
Joel Embiid shined, but feisty T.J. McConnell proved to be the "MVP" in the Sixers' Christmas Day 105-98 win over the Knicks. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid's Broadway Christmas show
Joel Embiid starred with 25 points and 16 boards as the Sixers snapped their skid with a 105-98 Christmas win over the Knicks. By Jessica Camerato
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The reason Brett Brown is talking about practice
Brett Brown is talking about practice — he wants more of it because he knows there is a lot the Sixers have to work on. By Jessica Camerato
Christmas Day status report on Embiid, Redick
Both Joel Embiid and JJ Redick are listed as questionable for the Sixers' Christmas day game against the Knicks at MSG. By Jessica Camerato 
Oladipo's 38 points lead Pacers to overtime win
Victor Oladipo guided the Pacers to a comeback win in overtime over the Nets. That and more from Friday’s top NBA action.  
Embiid's return not a magic pill for Sixers
Joel Embiid was back for the Sixers Saturday in Toronto, but he couldn't solve their turnover woes in a season-high fifth straight loss. By Larry Millson 
Sixers give away too many gifts as losses pile up
The Sixers were again too charitable Saturday night, turning it over 23 times in their fifth straight loss, 102-86 to the Raptors. By Larry Millson
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Is road trip crucial for Brett Brown's job?
In this edition of Give and Go, we look at whether the Sixers' holiday road trip is key to Brett Brown's future as head coach.
Clippers top Rockets despite Harden's 2nd straight 51-point game
Even with James Harden posting a 2nd straight 50-point night, the Clippers beat the Rockets behind Austin Rivers' career-high 36 points. That and more from Saturday's top NBA action.  
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Why Sixers' turnover problem is mind-boggling
To say the Sixers have an issue with turnovers is a severe understatement, and Brett Brown is taking full responsibility. By Matt Haughton
Faith in Sixers' medical updates falling faster than bitcoin
The Sixers' loss Thursday night wasn't nearly as frustrating as the sequence that preceded it.
Sixers find out best things in life are free
The Raptors’ ability to get to the foul line was key Thursday night. It's a skill the Sixers can learn from DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry. By Noah Levick 
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It's time for the Sixers to get dirty
After the Sixers were stifled by Toronto's physicality late in a 114-109 loss, Dario Saric pleaded for the team to play "ugly." By Jessica Camerato
New York Knicks, NBA, Michael Beasley
MVP chants rain down on Beasley after 32-point night
Michael Beasley went off for a season-high 32 points in the Knicks' 102-93 win over the Celtics. That and more from Thursday's top NBA action.
Toronto Raptors, NBA, DeMar DeRozan
Sixers add another chapter to collapse chronicles
For the third straight game, Ben Simmons and the Sixers blew a lead during the second half of a 114-109 loss to the Raptors on Thursday. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Despite momentary upgrade, Embiid sidelined again
Joel Embiid was upgraded to probable on Thursday night, but the big man was eventually ruled out for a third straight night with back tightness.
Latest on Embiid and injury-ravaged Sixers
The Sixers could be depleted heading into tonight's game against the 21-8 Raptors, but there's at least a possibility Joel Embiid plays. By Jessica Camerato
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Truck carrying dumpster invades former Sixer's backyard
An unusual crash took place in former Sixer Evan Turner's backyard pool in Portland.
Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Kyle Kuzma
Kuzma's career night helps Lakers cool off Rockets
We recap Wednesday's top NBA action, including Kyle Kuzma scoring a career-high 38 points in the Lakers' 122-116 victory to snap the Rockets' 14-game win streak.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Bad timing to be without Joel Embiid
Based on their current struggles and upcoming schedule, the Sixers are missing Joel Embiid at a crucial time. By Jessica Camerato
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10 Sixers observations
The Sixers have fallen two games below .500, and just in time for Festivus. We've got some bones to pick. By Andrew Kulp
Another frustrating Embiid update
The fallout of that triple-overtime game is real for Joel Embiid, who is now expected to miss two more games.
Can we just shut down this Sixers team until Christmas?
"Do the Sixers have, like, a bye week coming up? When is their bye week this year?" 
Joel Embiid, Zach Randolph
This is how bad it can be without Embiid
Against Zach Randolph and the Kings on Tuesday, the Sixers saw how ugly it can be defensively in the low post when Joel Embiid is missing. By Matt Cockayne
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Familiar problems have Sixers in a funk
The Sixers again didn't have any answers for their late-game woes as they blew a double-digit lead in an ugly 101-95 loss to the Kings. By Jessica Camerato
Milwaukee Bucks, NBA
Bucks blow lead, regroup to edge Cavs in thriller
We recap Tuesday's top NBA action, including the Bucks' thrilling 119-116 win over the Cavaliers.
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Okafor's parting shot at Sixers' coaches off base
Jahlil Okafor can have issues with the Sixers' coaches all he wants, but blaming them for his subpar stamina is off the mark. By Matt Haughton
Sacramento Kings, NBA, Frank Mason
Sixers pull off yet another stunning collapse
The Sixers fell apart yet again down the stretch in a brutal 101-95 loss to the Kings at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
Triple-OT classic costs Joel Embiid
After playing 48 minutes in the triple-overtime loss to the Thunder last Friday, Joel Embiid will sit out his second straight game on Tuesday.
Jahlil Okafor, Philadelphia Sixers
Jahlil Okafor rips Sixers' coaching staff
Jahlil Okafor's stint with the Nets isn't off to a fast start, and it's clear he holds the Sixers responsible for some of that. By Corey Seidman
Iverson was best dressed at Kobe's retirement nigh
Iverson wear a suit? Nah. A.I. rocked the amazing t-shirt featuring Kobe in 2001.
Are Sixers vets hurting more than helping?
Notice how whenever the Philadelphia 76ers are missing one player in a game this season, it looks like they spend the whole game scrambling to plug up that hole?
Golden State Warriors, NBA, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant
Warriors edge Lakers in OT on Kobe jersey retirement night
The Warriors squeezed out a 116-114 win over the Lakers in overtime after Kobe Bryant's jerseys were retired. That and more from Monday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Simmons has personal, team goals snatched away
Ben Simmons appeared on his way to a triple-double and a victory before the Sixers allowed the Bulls to go on a late run in a 117-115 loss. By Patrick Rose
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Dario Saric
Late-game execution again dooms Sixers
The Sixers stormed back to take the lead before coming unglued during the end of the fourth quarter in a 117-115 loss to Chicago. By Patrick Rose
Robert Covington, Jacob Pullen, Philadelphia 76ers
The unlikely reunion for Covington and Pullen
Years after meeting as high school standouts in Chicago, Robert Covington and Jacob Pullen are enjoying their unlikely reunion with the Sixers. By Jessica Camerato
Video evidence of Markelle Fultz participating in on-court activities
Markelle Fultz's shoulder is good enough for him to throw down a nice off-the-backboard dunk.
Simmons mic'd up against OKC: He wants Westbrook
The NBA shared fun footage of Ben Simmons being mic'd up on Friday night when he wanted to go right at Russell Westbrook.
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NBA admits mistake that leaves Sixers scratching their heads
Brett Brown appreciates the NBA admitting they were wrong Friday but called it a "complete disappointment that it can happen" Sunday. By Jessica Camerato
Embiid's status for upcoming back-to-back
After playing a career-high 49 minutes Friday, Joel Embiid will not play in the front end of the Sixers' back-to-back Monday vs. the Bulls. By Jessica Camerato
Thunder lose to Knicks in Anthony's homecoming
A day after beating the Sixers in triple overtime, the Thunder fell in Carmelo Anthony's return to New York. That and more from Saturday’s top NBA action.
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Is Embiid's trashing talking getting old?
In this edition of Give and Go, we look at whether Sixers center Joel Embiid's trash talking is starting to wear thin.
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'Dots don't connect' for Sixers on inbound confusion
The Sixers had their chances to win Friday's triple-overtime classic, but they really lamented the placement of the ball on a crucial inbounds play. By Jessica Camerato
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Joel Embiid won't back down in his house
Joel Embiid's monster effort wasn't enough in an epic 119-117 triple-OT loss to OKC, but he made it clear the team won't back down. By Jessica Camerato
Brooklyn Nets, NBA, Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas
Okafor, Stauskas debut for Nets in ugly loss
Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas made their debuts for the Nets as the team was drubbed, 120-87, by the Raptors. That and more from Friday's top NBA action.
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Exhaustion catches up to Sixers in 3OT classic
The Sixers put forth an epic fight on Friday night, but they couldn't outlast the Thunder as they lost, 119-117, in a triple-overtime classic. By Jessica Camerato
Richaun Holmes' mishap does not end well
During Sixers-Thunder on Friday night, a Richaun Holmes pass missed JJ Redick and, well, hit somebody important right in the face.
Sixers thankful to have Embiid tonight vs. reigning MVP
The Sixers will try to keep reigning MVP Russell Westbrook in check tonight, but they may have to do so without one of their stars. By Jessica Camerato
Redick hilariously compares himself to LeBron
JJ Redick had a hilarious comparison of himself to LeBron James.
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Kings unhappy with Embiid
The Kings had some beef with Joel Embiid on Thursday night ... and they maybe had a point. By Jordan Hall
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Spreading holiday cheer is Simmons' best assist
Sixers rookie Ben Simmons took four families on a holiday shopping spree at a Philadelphia Target on Thursday afternoon. By Jessica Camerato
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LeBron shows Lonzo how to be a big baller
LeBron James notched his 59th career triple-double in the Cavaliers' 121-112 win over the Lakers. That and more from Thursday's top NBA action.
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Covington's birthday gift for Sixers
Robert Covington practiced with the Sixers on Thursday — his birthday — and will suit up for Friday night's matchup against the Thunder. By Matt Haughton
'Tro-el Embiid' talks Towns
Joel Embiid used his social media alter ego "Tro-el Embiid" to roast Karl-Anthony Towns on Instagram. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers' TLC an artist on and off court
Sixers guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot is an artist on and off the court. Check out some of his stunning sketches. By Jessica Camerato
Do you have what it takes to make Sixers' NBA 2K pro team?
The 76ers became the latest NBA team to get in on the esports world and will compete in the NBA 2K League. By Ryan Bright
Do not challenge Embiid on social media
Joel Embiid put Karl-Anthony Towns in his place on Instagram when the Timberwolves' star tried coming at the social media king.
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George struggles in Indy return, but Thunder still get win
Paul George struggled in his return to Indiana, but the Thunder still walked away with a 100-95 win over the Pacers. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
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Hollywood heavyweight says Redick 'at war' with himself
In his latest podcast, JJ Redick explained that filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan had a very interesting description of his on-court demeanor.
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Joel Embiid doesn't want Sixers to end up like OKC
In an ESPN piece this week, Joel Embiid spoke about how crucial it is that he, Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz remain close. By Corey Seidman
Joel Embiid had his most clutch performance yet
Last night was not Joel Embiid's best game as a Sixer but it really might have been his most impressive performance, particularly in crunch time.
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Embiid makes Timberwolves feel his pain
Joel Embiid wasn't going to let back pain sideline him again as he returned to the Sixers' lineup for a "needed" 118-112 overtime victory. By Nate Gotlieb
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Sixers take one for the road
Despite a season-high 24 turnovers, the Sixers, led by Joel Embiid, regrouped for a 118-112 OT win over Minnesota to salvage their road trip. By Nate Gotlieb
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Mavs crash party in Kawhi Leonard's season debut
We recap Tuesday's top NBA action, including the Mavericks recording a 95-89 win over the Spurs in Kawhi Leonard's season debut.
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Will Sixers get reinforcements tonight?
Joel Embiid, Robert Covington and T.J. McConnell are all questionable tonight against the Timberwolves. By Paul Hudrick
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No deficit too large for high-octane Rockets
The Rockets fought back from a double-digit deficit for a 130-123 win over the Pelicans. That and more from Monday's top NBA action.
Is this the start of injuries portion of Sixers' season?
We all knew we'd get here at some point this season: the stretch of games where various key Sixers are suffering from various prohibitive maladies.
Sixers 'playing like a high school team' during skid
The Sixers acknowledged they have to play smarter after their losing streak reached a season-high four games Sunday. By Jessica Camerato
Embiid explains surprise scratch
Joel Embiid, who missed Sunday's game in New Orleans, said he's been dealing with back tightness since Thursday. By Jessica Camerato
Shorthanded Sixers' skid hits season high
The Sixers on Sunday had a strong effort without Joel Embiid and Robert Covington but fell, 131-124, to the Pelicans. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers shorthanded tonight vs. Pelicans
Another tough blow for the Sixers as Robert Covington (lower back contusion) will miss tonight's game against the Pelicans. By Jessica Camerato
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Booker enters beast mode in Sixers debut
Trevor Booker made his transition to the Sixers look easy Saturday night, impressing his new teammates during his debut in Cleveland. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers unsure if or how long Covington will be out
Robert Covington (lower back contusion) will be with the Sixers in New Orleans on Sunday, but the team is unsure if the forward will be able to play. By Jessica Camerato
Lou Williams nails game-winning three
Former Sixer Lou Williams' three-pointer with 1.2 seconds left gave the Clippers a win over the Wizards. That and more from Saturday's best NBA action. 
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LeBron proves King again vs. Sixers
The Sixers hung around late with LeBron James and the Cavs but ultimately lost their third straight Saturday in a 105-98 decision. By Jessica Camerato
Latest on Fultz, litany of Sixers injuries
The Sixers on Saturday updated the conditions of injured players, including top pick Markelle Futlz, whose shoulder injury is progressing. By Jessica Camerato
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Danger ahead for Sixers' road trip?
In this week's edition of Give and Go, we look at the potential trouble ahead for the Sixers on their three-game road trip.
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Victor Oladipo vaporizes Cavaliers' win streak
Victor Oladipo poured in 33 points as the Pacers notched a 106-102 victory to end the Cavs' win streak at 13. That and more from Friday's top NBA action.
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Embiid has eyes on battle of the bigs
Joel Embiid will miss the first game of the Sixers' back-to-back set against the Cavaliers on Saturday with an eye on Sunday's big clash in New Orleans. By Jessica Camerato
Kobe Bryant does WHAT during Eagles games?
Kobe Bryant visited the Eagles at their hotel on Friday and had some words of wisdom for them.
More Richaun Holmes, please
Richaun Holmes scored a season-high 13 on Thursday, prompting the question: Why isn't the Sixers' power forward playing more? By Andrew Kulp
Embiid sends off Okafor in the most Embiid way
Joel Embiid on Thursday night sent off his friend Jahlil Okafor in the most Embiid way possible. By Jessica Camerato
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Trevor Booker 'pretty much a bigger T.J. McConnell'
New Sixer Trevor Booker compared himself to T.J. McConnell, and before he even knew he'd be a Sixer, said Joel Embiid > Anthony Davis. By Corey Seidman
Shaq compares Embiid-Simmons duo to a young Penny-Shaq
Shaq had plenty of complimentary things to say about Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and the Sixers on TNT Thursday night.
This Sixers-Nets trade is not OK
For the second straight in-season deal, the Sixers have prioritized spin over asset management
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Okafor tossed aside by Sixers just like his first jersey
Jahlil Okafor came to the Sixers with plenty of hype, but he was ultimately ditched to the side just like his first team jersey. By Matt Haughton
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Nets snap Thunder's win streak in Mexico City
We recap Thursday's top NBA action, including the Nets battling for a 100-95 win over the Thunder in Mexico City.
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Many factors led to Sixers' loss to Lakers
Brandon Ingram's last-second three sealed the Sixers' 107-104 loss to the Lakers, but there were several reasons behind the defeat. By Jessica Camerato
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Fultz's shoulder progressing, so what's next?
Bryan Colangelo said the soreness and scapular muscle imbalance in Markelle Fultz's ailing right shoulder is gone. By Jessica Camerato
LaVar Ball
Wait until you see what happened when LaVar Ball met Joel Embiid
LaVar Ball was in Philadelphia on Thursday, met Joel Embiid, talked President Trump, and did so much more.
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Sixers let Lakers get last laugh
Ben Simmons and the Sixers fought all the way back on Thursday, but Brandon Ingram's last-second three handed them a 107-104 loss. By Jessica Camerato
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Chance for rare outcome in Sixers-Nets swap
NBA trades happen all the time, but the deal between the Sixers and Nets has the rare opportunity to work out well for both sides. By Jessica Camerato
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Finally, the Sixers trade Okafor
The Sixers on Thursday night finally traded Jahlil Okafor, dealing the big man to the Brooklyn Nets, along with shooting guard Nik Stauskas and a draft pick.
Watch: Sixers players do their best Brett Brown accents
Nik Stauskas and Richaun Holmes steal the show when Sixers do their best Brett Brown impressions.
Lonzo-led Lakers a letdown for Sixers?
Lonzo Ball and the Lakers are coming to town and the Sixers are expecting a raucous home crowd after Monday's letdown vs. the Suns. By Jessica Camerato
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA
LeBron clutch as Cavs win 13th straight to tie record
LeBron James drilled a clutch three-pointer to give the Cavs a 101-95 victory and tie a franchise record for their 13th straight win. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
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Things go from bad to worse for Nerlens Noel
After a string of DNP-CDs, Nerlens Noel will now undergo thumb surgery and miss several weeks. That and other news from around the NBA.
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Markelle Fultz is back ... sort of
Markelle Fultz received a warm welcome in his return to the Sixers' training complex after rehabbing his shoulder in Kentucky. By Jessica Camerato
NFL star gets amazing Allen Iverson-Tyronn Lue tattoo
A star New York athlete got a tattoo of Allen Iverson's amazing NBA Finals moment.
Both Eagles, Sixers get out of character
In this edition of Rob's Rants, Rob Ellis looks at how the Eagles and Sixers both got out of character, which resulted in a pair of humbling losses.
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Embiid (7-2) poses with Altuve (5-6) — and it's awesome
Joel Embiid and Jose Altuve made for a spectacular picture at the SI 2017 Sportsperson of the Year Awards on Tuesday night.