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Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
Embiid not concerned about payback
This guy right here made it pretty clear Tuesday that opponents should think twice if they want to come after big Joel Embiid.
Plenty to be thankful for in Philly sports
There are no rants this week. Rob Ellis is focused on all Philadelphia sports fans have to be thankful for this year.
Sixers pick up first boring win of the season against Jazz
It wasn't an upset or a moral loss or a validating triumph. It wasn't anything, really, except a win. 
Philadephia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Amir Johnson
Unexpected MVP of win over Utah
While Joel Embiid garnered all of the buzz with his latest feud, he called backup center Amir Johnson "the MVP" of the Sixers' 107-86 win. By Jessica Camerato
Irving torches Mavs for 47 as Celtics keep streak alive with OT win
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 47 points to rally the Celtics to their 16th straight win. That and more from Monday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid, Donovan Mitchell
Embiid admits he flopped to draw tech
The block, the stare down, the technical foul signal, the crowd pumping ... Joel Embiid provided a perfect moment.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Sixers play all the right notes
Ben Simmons scored a career-high 27 points as the Sixers rolled to a 107-86 win over the Jazz on Monday for the season sweep. By Jessica Camerato
Meat the Sixers' pie from down under
The Sixers sent over their newest, strangest concession food and we just couldn't resist reviewing this Australian beast of a meat pie. By Christina Betz
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers
Joel Embiid will decide if Joel Embiid will play tonight
While Joel Embiid is questionable for tonight's game against the Jazz, the big man said it's his decision if he plays. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid roasted the Warriors even after tough loss
Everytime Joel Embiid takes the basketball court -- or pulls his phone out of his pocket -- he has the ability to surprise us with a new move.
Ben Simmons
Sixers' future is now, but not quite there yet
The Sixers showed all the glimpses in the world last night against the Warriors, but they also showed why they're still far away. By Andrew Unterberger
Markelle Fultz
Markelle Fultz shows progress, but still weeks away
Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury is progressing, but the Sixers' rookie is still weeks away from returning to the court. By Jessica Camerato
Losses to NBA elite Warriors teach Sixers crucial lessons
Despite owning a 22-point lead at halftime Saturday night, the Sixers fell apart in the third and lost, 124-116, to the Warriors. By Jessica Camerato
A tale of two halves for Sixers
Despite having a 22-point lead at halftime, the Sixers again fell apart in the third quarter Saturday in a 124-116 loss to the Warriors. By Jessica Camerato
Curry's advice to former pupil Fultz
Just two years ago, Stephen Curry was impressed when he saw Markelle Fultz at one of his camps. Now Curry has some advice for the Sixers' rookie. By Jessica Camerato
Golden State Warriors, NBA, Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Wizards, Stephen Curry, LeBron James, John Wall
Breaking down the Sixers' 6-game homestand
In the latest edition of Give and Go, we look at what to expect from the Sixers as they return to the Wells Fargo Center for a six-game homestand.
San Antonio Spurs, NBA
Spurs storm back from down 23 to snap Thunder's win streak
We recap Friday's top NBA action, including the Spurs battling back from a 23-point deficit for a 104-101 win over the Thunder.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Justin Anderson
Yet another Sixers perimeter player sidelined
Sixers swingman Justin Anderson is out with shin splints in his left leg and will be reevaluated in approximately three weeks. By Matt Haughton
Imagine how good Sixers can be once this trio picks up
The Sixers are currently an impressive 8-6 despite the absence of Markelle Fultz and the recent struggles of Dario Saric and JJ Redick. By Rob Ellis
Boston Celtics, NBA, Jaylen Brown
Celtics knock off champs in thriller to push win streak to 14
We recap Thursday's top NBA action, including the Celtics extending their win streak to 14 straight games by rallying for a 92-88 victory over the Warriors.
Robert Covington, Philadelphia Sixers
Teammates react to Covington's payday
Robert Covington's journey and transformation have left a lasting impression on his teammates, who expect to taste the reward, too. By Jessica Camerato
Lucky Sixers fan in L.A. gets jersey off Embiid's back
How about this lucky kid ... on his birthday, no less!
Covington's $ and what it means for Sixers' cap space
The team-friendliness of Robert Covington's new deal allows the Sixers to make a major move in one of the next two summers. By Corey Seidman
Joel Embiid played one of the best games in 76ers history
This was the game Philadelphia fans were waiting for.
Embiid's history in photos
Joel Embiid made history in Wednesday night's 115-109 win over the Lakers. Let's take a look at how with some pictures.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Embiid conquers Hollywood with historic game
With several young stars on the court, Joel Embiid shined the brightest of them all during a historic effort in the Sixers' 115-109 win. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid, Kevin Hart
Joel Embiid, Kevin Hart kill it in postgame interview
Joel Embiid — with an assist from Kevin Hart — destroyed his postgame interview after his epic performance Wednesday night.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
All Joel Embiid, all the time
Joel Embiid made the most of his Hollywood trip with an insane 46-point performance in the Sixers' 115-109 win over the Lakers. By Jessica Camerato
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, LeBron James
LeBron, Cavs continue dominance over Hornets
LeBron James and the Cavs continued their string of success against the Hornets with a 115-107 win. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Robert Covington
Looks like Covington is getting PAID
Robert Covington's hard work has paid off, as the small forward and the Sixers are finalizing a contract extension, according to a source. By Jessica Camerato
Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma, Los Angeles Lakers
Lakers rookie — not Lonzo — impressing Brett Brown
Brett Brown has long had his eye on Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma. "He's a hell of a rookie. That was a great pick by them." By Jessica Camerato
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Some fun, under-the-radar Sixers stats
A look at some fun, under-the-radar Sixers stats ahead of tonight's anticipated game against the Lakers. By Corey Seidman
Raising the cat didn't go so well for Ben Simmons
Philadelphia 76ers fans love to #RaiseTheCat, but raising a couple of cats of his own didn't exactly go so well for Ben Simmons.
Embiid torches Clipper on Twitter after owning him on court
Joel Embiid keeps trash talking. This time on Twitter. Again.
Boston Celtics, NBA, Kyrie Irving
Masked Irving helps spark Celtics to 13th straight win
Kyrie Irving returned from a facial fracture wearing a mask to help give the Celtics a 109-102 win over the Nets for their 13th straight victory. That and more from Tuesday's top NBA action.
Joel Embiid, Lonzo Ball
Embiid-Ball drama hits Hollywood
All eyes will be on Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and the Sixers for Wednesday's showdown in Los Angeles against Lonzo Ball's Lakers. By Jessica Camerato
Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Jerry Jones
Are Cowboys fans or Jerry Jones worse?
Local Cowboys fans are insufferable, but so is the owner of the team. That, plus the overvaluing of Nerlens Noel in this edition of Rob's Rants. By Rob Ellis
Covington could have huge payday coming today
Robert Covington can sign a new contract Wednesday and the timing couldn't be better. Here's a look at how much he stands to earn. By Corey Seidman
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Robert Covington
Could Robert Covington be an All-Star this season?
Even with a mostly healthy Embiid and a stunning Simmons, there's an argument to be made that Covington remains the Sixers' MVP this season.
Holding Court Podcast: While you were sleeping
Amy Fadool and Marshall Harris are joined by coach Jim Lynam for a late night recap of the Sixers' win over the Clippers. Plus, they look ahead to the anticipated battle between the Sixers and Lonzo Ball.
A.I. returns to BIG3, sort of
Allen Iverson is returning to the BIG3, but in only one role ... or at least that's what was announced.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Embiid turns trash into treasure with career night
Joel Embiid wouldn't let trash talk — or even a dustup — stop him from having a career night in the Sixers' 109-105 win over the Clippers. By Jessica Camerato
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, LeBron James
Tempers flare before LeBron, Cavs pull off epic comeback at MSG
We recap Monday's top NBA action, including tempers flaring between the Cavs and Knicks before Cleveland rallied from 23 points down for a 104-101 win.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Robert Covington
Sixers turn to their stars in Hollywood
Robert Covington scored a career-high 31 and the Sixers' young stars helped lift the team to a hard-fought 109-105 win over the LA Clippers. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers down 4 players tonight vs. Clippers
The Sixers will be without four players on Monday night as they continue their road trip against the LA Clippers.
Embiid's Valentine's Day #FakeNews incident aired on E!'s WAGS
Remember the WAGS LA star Olivia Pierson who posted about Joel Embiid on Valentine's Day? Well she explained the incident on an episode on Sunday.
Joel Embiid, Lonzo Ball
Embiid clarifies his feelings on Lonzo Ball
Sixers fans want Joel Embiid to hate the Lakers but JoJo's all about the love when it comes to Lonzo Ball.
Al Horford, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Al Horford Celtics
No Kyrie, no problem for Celtics, who win 12th straight
Without Kyrie Irving on Sunday night, the Boston Celtics held off the Toronto Raptors with a 95-94 victory for their 12th straight win.
How Sixers keep Markelle Fultz busy during recovery
Markelle Fultz isn’t cleared to play, but as long as he’s around the Sixers, they're going to make him feel as involved as possible. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid
Is everything OK with Joel Embiid?
It's early in the year, but Joel Embiid hasn't really looked like himself on the court. Does that raise any red flags? By Andrew Unterberger
Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Sixers, Sixers, 76ers
Why Embiid, Simmons struggled vs. Warriors
The Process may be behind the Sixers, but it felt like old times Saturday in a 135-114 loss to the defending NBA champions. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers experience the gold standard
The Process may be behind the Sixers, but it felt like old times Saturday in a 135-114 loss to the defending NBA champions. By Jessica Camerato
Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Eric Bledsoe
Bucks get boost from Bledsoe debut to snap 4-game skid
Eric Bledsoe had 13 points and seven assists in his debut with the Bucks as the team notched a 94-87 win over the Spurs. That and more from Friday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid, Draymond Green
Embiid told Draymond he was 'going to kick his a--'
Never one to back down, Joel Embiid explained how he told notorious trash talker Draymond Green that he was going to "kick his a--." By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Robert Covington
Covington ready for Sixers to show him the money
According to a report, Robert Covington and the Sixers are "indeed on course" for a new contract when he is eligible on Nov. 15. By Matt Haughton
Joel Embiid, Robert Covington, Dario Saric
Blame Brett Brown? Sixers must get past growing pains
Brett Brown should not be under scrutiny for the Sixers' late-game dysfunction. At some point, the training wheels must come off. By Jessica Camerato
Embiid's freakish frame requires unique training plan
Marc Zumoff sat down with Philadelpha 76ers' strength and conditioning coach Todd Wright about the unique challenges of rehabbing Joel Embiid.
Is it time to release Jahlil Okafor?
In this edition of Sixers Mailbag, Jessica Camerato answers questions about Jahlil Okafor's trade request and Markelle Fultz's injury.
Houston Rockets, NBA, James Harden
Harden gets best of LeBron in Rockets' wild win over Cavs
We recap Thursday's top NBA action, including James Harden notching a triple-double in the Cavs' 117-113 win over the Cavaliers.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Brett Brown
Brown bewildered why Sixers went 'rogue' in final seconds
The Sixers "went rogue" in the final seconds in Sacramento, ignoring Brett Brown's designed play, and the result was a 109-108 loss. By Matt Haughton
Sacramento Kings, NBA, De'Aaron Fox
Sixers play with fire, end up burned
The win streak went up in smoke as the Sixers couldn't close things out in a 109-108 loss to the Kings on Thursday night. By Matt Haughton
Brett Brown, Philadelphia Sixers
The Sixers are streaking and here's why
The Sixers weren't supposed to find their footing this fast. Here's what we've learned during the five-game win streak. By Andrew Kulp
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz
Frustrating front-row seat for Markelle Fultz
Markelle Fultz can do nothing but watch on the Sixers' road trip as other rookies from the 2017 draft class hone their skills right in front of him. By Matt Haughton
Boston Celtics, NBA, Aron Baynes
Aron Baynes' big night helps Celtics run win streak to 10
The Celtics notched a 107-96 victory over the Lakers to push their win streak to 10 straight games. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
Sixers' 3-point shooting has been ridiculous
The Sixers haven't had a rotation regular shoot over 40 percent from three since Hollis Thompson. They currently have five!
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Keep shooting, Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons shot 2 of 17 from eight feet and beyond in Tuesday's win over the Jazz, but it was a promising sign for the rookie point guard nonetheless. 
Who's Sixers' backup PG when Fultz returns?
Has T.J. McConnell shown enough to play PG when Markelle Fultz returns from his injury? We answer in this edition of Sixers Mailbag. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons a Rubik's Cube for Jazz
Ben Simmons wasn't at his best offensively against Utah, but the rookie impacted the game in other ways to give the Sixers a 104-97 win. By John Coon
Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins combine for 69 points, 27 rebounds
Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins both had huge games to help lead the Pelicans over the Pacers. That and more from Tuesday's top NBA action.  
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Dario Saric
Sixers continue to make sweet music against Jazz
The Sixers packed their momentum for their five-game road trip as they opened the excursion with a 104-97 win over the Jazz. By John Coon
Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Lonzo Ball, Utah Jazz, Rudy Gobert, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant
Most dynamic players Sixers will see on road trip
The Sixers will see everything from budding rookies to NBA superstars on their 5-game road trip. What's the most intriguing matchup? By Matt Haughton
2 teams emerge in Jahlil Okafor trade talks
Two Eastern Conference bottom feeders have emerged as "the most likely destinations" for beleaguered Sixers center Jahlil Okafor. By Corey Seidman
Boston Celtics, NBA, Kyrie Irving
Celtics run record to NBA-best 9-2 with 9th straight victory
Kyrie Irving and the Celtics ran their win streak to nine straight games with a 110-107 victory over the Hawks. That and more from Monday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Embiid out Tuesday vs. Jazz, but why?
Joel Embiid and Jerryd Bayless will not play Tuesday night as the Sixers begin a five-game road trip in Utah. By Paul Hudrick
Fultz resorts to shooting left-handed
Out indefinitely with right shoulder soreness, Markelle Fultz has taken to shooting with his left -- and fans are losing their minds. By Andrew Kulp
James Harden lights up Jazz for career-high 56
James Harden only missed six field goal attempts as he torched the Rockets for a career-high 56 points. That and more from Sunday 's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Don't forget about Ben Simmons' defense
Overshadowed by JJ Redick's Sixers coming out party, Ben Simmons' capabilities on the defensive end shouldn't go unnoticed. By Andrew Unterberger
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Nerlens Noel
Embiid or Simmons more important to Sixers' offense?
In the latest edition of Give and Go, we look at whether Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons is the Sixers' primary option on the offensive end of the floor.
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, LeBron James
LeBron ends Cavs' losing streak with 57-point outburst
LeBron James went off for 57 points as the Cavaliers snapped their four-game skid with a 130-122 win over the Wizards. That and more from Friday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, JJ Redick
Redick gives red-hot shooting, gets 'goosebumps' in return
It was a good time at the Wells Fargo Center as JJ Redick drilled eight three-pointers in the streaking Sixers' 121-110 win over Indiana. By Jessica Camerato
Ben Simmons' jersey ripped apart
Ben Simmons on Friday night had his jersey completely ripped down the side ... and here's how it happened. By Jordan Hall
JJ Redick
JJ Redick leaves nothing but scorched nets in his wake
JJ Redick had eight three-pointers as the Sixers rallied in a 121-110 victory over Indiana for their first four-game win streak since 2013-14. By Jessica Camerato
Portland Trail Blazers, NBA, Damian Lillard
Blazers' Lillard comes through in 'Dame Time' with last-second 3
Damian Lillard drilled a three-pointer with 0.7 seconds remaining to give the Trail Blazers a 113-110 win over the Lakers. That and more from Thursday's top NBA action.
What Richaun Holmes' return means for Sixers
Richaun Holmes is set to make his season debut Friday. What does it mean for the Sixers' rotation? By Jessica Camerato
Sam Hinkie reacts to Astros' championship
Sam Hinkie reacts to the Houston Astros winning the World Series after years of ... tanking?
Jahlil Okafor, Philadelphia Sixers, Philadelphia 76ers
Rival NBA players stick up for Jahlil Okafor
Jahlil Okafor's situation with the Sixers is getting more uncomfortable by the day and players around the NBA have noticed. By Corey Seidman
Shouts to Jerryd Bayless and Amir Johnson
Without Amir Johnson and Jerryd Bayless, this one maybe slips away altogether.
Indiana Pacers, NBA, Domantas Sabonis
Upstart Pacers send spiraling Cavaliers to 3-5 record
We recap Wednesday's top NBA action, including the Pacers using a balanced effort to notch a 124-107 win over the struggling Cavaliers.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Brett Brown, Jahlil Okafor
The middle man in the Jahlil Okafor dilemma
Brett Brown understands that Jahlil Okafor wants to get on the court but also that the Sixers must weigh their options with the big man's future. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons
Embiid does his best Wentz impression in Sixers' furious finish
Ben Simmons punctuated things with a huge dunk, but it was Joel Embiid's play in the fourth quarter that sealed the Sixers' 119-109 win. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Time on Embiid's side as Sixers overcome blown 17-point lead
Joel Embiid played a career-high 30 minutes as the Sixers overcame a blown lead to beat the Hawks, 119-109, for their first home win. By Jessica Camerato
See why Simmons could take rookie honors over Ball
Ben Simmons is now the heavy favorite to win NBA Rookie of the Year, according to Bovada's latest odds.
Robert Covington, T.J. McConnell, Patrick Robinson, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Eagles
Under-the-radar players pushing Philly teams forward
All 4 Philly teams have star-level talent these days, but each of the teams has been pushed forward by underrated acquisitions. By Rob Ellis
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Jahlil Okafor
Jahlil Okafor makes clear he wants out of Philly
Jahlil Okafor made it clear on Wednesday: He wants out of Philly and wants the Sixers to make it happen quickly. By Jessica Camerato
The process will outlive Jahlil Okafor
Okafor never made sense for this team as anything but a misguided attempt at a Joel Embiid insurance policy.
Phoenix Suns, NBA, Tyson Chandler, Alex Len
Suns catch fire late to finish off comeback against Nets
The Suns stormed back late in the fourth quarter for a 122-114 win over the Nets. That and more from Tuesday's top NBA action.
Okafor's future with Sixers even bleaker after Tuesday
Jahlil Okafor's future with the Sixers already didn't look good. Tuesday's decision regarding his contract makes it even bleaker. By Jessica Camerato
Ezekiel Elliott, James Harden, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Rockets
How sick are you of the Ezekiel Elliott saga?
The endless Ezekiel Elliott saga and James Harden's crybaby antics highlight Rob Ellis' weekly rants.
Halloween, Jack-o-lantern, pumpkin
From Simmons to Jah, Sixers' favorite Halloween costumes
Before they were preparing for NBA games in October, the Sixers were getting ready for Halloween. Take a look back at their favorite costumes. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Sixers refuse to let recent past haunt them down the stretch
After the Sixers' struggles to close games showed again last week vs. Houston, the team made sure to finish the job in a 115-107 win. By Jessica Camerato
New York Knicks, NBA, Kristaps Porzingis
Porzingis goes off for career-high 38 points as Knicks stay hot
Kristaps Porzingis scored a career-high 38 points in the Knicks' 116-110 win over the Nuggets. That and more from Monday's top NBA action.
Houston Rockets, NBA, James Harden
Sixers sweep through Texas with revenge on Rockets
Ben Simmons was one of seven Sixers to score in double figures as the team got a bit of revenge against Houston with a 115-107 win. By Jessica Camerato
T.J. McConnell, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers, Sixers-Bulls, Chicago Bulls
Time to stop being surprised by T.J. McConnell
The time has come to stop being surprised by T.J. McConnell's strong performances and start expecting them. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid goes nuts at wild World Series
Of course Joel Embiid was at one of the wildest World Series games of all time.
Update on Embiid, Okafor talks status
Joel Embiid was adamant Sunday: He's playing Monday against the Rockets, whether the Sixers want him to or not. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers shut down Markelle Fultz indefinitely
Markelle Fultz is out indefinitely because of right shoulder soreness and scapular muscle imbalance, the Sixers said Sunday. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers win (I think?) in Dallas
Saturday night had all the makings of another devastating late loss, but the Sixers managed to escape Dallas with a win. By Andrew Unterberger
23 points, 9 boards and an X-ray for Embiid
Joel Embiid suffered a right-hand contusion Saturday, but he helped the Sixers to a thrilling 112-110 win over the Mavericks. By Jessica Camerato
Observations from Sixers' thrilling win over Mavs
Ben Simmons' career-high 23 points helped the Sixers hold on to a 112-110 win over the Mavs for their first victory in Dallas since 2005. By Jessica Camerato
Embiid to Noel: 'I'm going to cook your a--'
Sixers center Joel Embiid is ready to trash talk with his friend, former Sixer and current Maverick, Nerlens Noel tonight. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz, Ben Simmons, Dario Saric
Give and Go: Biggest takeaway from Sixers season so far
It's been an up-and-down start to the season for the Sixers. In our latest Give and Go, we look at all the big revelations from the team's first five games of the season.
Green, Beal ejected in Warriors' comeback win over Wizards
We recap Friday's top NBA action, including a fight between the Wizards' Bradley Beal and the Warriors' Draymond Green. 
Sixers Mailbag: Simmons unstoppable with a jumper?
What's up with Jahlil Okafor? When will Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz develop jumpers? That and more in our mailbag. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Jahlil Okafor
Why you won't see Jahlil Okafor any time soon
Brett Brown made it clear on Friday: Right now, Jahlil Okafor is "not in the rotation" for the Sixers and won't be anytime soon. By Matt Bowker
Holding Court podcast: Sixers falter at the buzzer
Marshall Harris and Amy Fadool break it down: How did the Sixers collapse against the Rockets? Growing pains, or worried about the process?
Joel Embiid, Lonzo Ball
Is Embiid mocking Lonzo Ball's weird jumper?
With an early jab, it sure looks like Joel Embiid is ready to face Lonzo Ball and the Lakers on Nov. 15.
New Orleans Pelicans, NBA, DeMarcus Cousins, L.A. Clippers, Blake Griffin
Cousins erupts in return vs. Kings; Blake at the buzzer
We recap Thursday's top NBA action, including Pelicans big man DeMarcus Cousins dominating in his return to Sacramento and Blake Griffin lifting the Clippers over the Blazers at the buzzer.
Joel Embiid, Wilt Chamberlain
Basketball legend calls Embiid a 'young Wilt'
Philadelphia basketball legend Sonny Hill looks at Joel Embiid and sees a young Wilt Chamberlain ... not bad.
It's nice for a Sixers loss to finally hurt again
Looking for a silver lining from the Sixers' buzzer-beating loss to the Rockets? We found one. Well, not really. But we tried. By Rob Ellis
Furkan Korkmaz, Philadelphia Sixers
Is Korkmaz the new Delaware yo-yo?
What were you doing Thursday between 10:15 a.m. and 2:10 p.m.?
Grading the Sixers through Week 1
Is Dario Saric miscast? Is Robert Covington reaching another level? Does Jahlil Okafor still exist? Grading all of the key Sixers through one week. By Corey Seidman
Admit it, you thought the Sixers were going to win that game
I believed the Sixers were gonna escape the Wells Fargo Center with a win last night. 
T.J. McConnell, Isaiah Canaan, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets
'Best player on the floor' wasn't Embiid or Simmons
Few knew exactly what T.J. McConnell's role would be this season. On Wednesday against the Rockets, Joel Embiid called him "the best player on the floor." By Paul Hudrick
Los Angeles Lakers, NBA
Lakers find rhythm late, surge back to hand Wizards 1st loss in OT
We recap Wednesday's top NBA action, including the Lakers fighting back for a 102-99 OT win over the Wizards.
Houston Rockets, NBA, Eric Gordon
Sting from Sixers' heartbreaker unlike any other
The Sixers had key miscues down the stretch that culminated with an Eric Gordon three at the buzzer in a 105-104 loss to Houston. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Embiid too reckless? 'I'm not made of glass'
Despite Joel Embiid's injury history and penchant for hitting the court hard, the big man wants everyone to stop worrying about his health. By Jessica Camerato
Houston Rockets, NBA, Eric Gordon
Observations from Sixers' last-second heartbreaker
The Sixers appeared to have a statement win in the bag before Eric Gordon hit a three at the buzzer to hand them a 105-104 loss. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid
Embiid 'the best one that can help' Fultz
While Markelle Fultz deals with the drama of his shoulder injury, Joel Embiid said he's the best person to help the rookie handle adversity. By Paul Hudrick
Markelle Fultz and the catch-22 of playing hurt
Players often play through pain at the risk of being labeled "soft."
Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia Sixers
Colangelo explains why Fultz played hurt
Why did Markelle Fultz continue to play if his shoulder pain was such an issue? Bryan Colangelo attempted to explain it Wednesday. By Jessica Camerato
Rockets severely undermanned vs. Sixers
The Rockets are off to a 3-1 start but are missing three key players tonight in what should be an exciting game vs. the Sixers. By Matt Haughton
Markelle Fultz out multiple games
Markelle Fultz has been ruled out for the Sixers' next three games because of right shoulder soreness and will be reevaluated next week.
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, LeBron James
LeBron James plays point guard, orchestrates Cavaliers' comeback
LeBron James played point guard and helped the Cavs rally for a 119-112 win over the Bulls. That and more from Tuesday's top NBA action.
Bryan Colangelo, Markelle Fultz
Once again, Sixers' handling of injury reeks of confusion
Why in the world is Markelle Fultz playing right now? Once again, confusion abounds with the Sixers and an injury. By Rob Ellis
Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia Sixers
Fultz 'literally cannot raise up his arms to shoot,' agent says
Markelle Fultz "literally cannot raise up his arms to shoot," his agent told ESPN, as the shoulder saga continued Tuesday. By Jessica Camerato
What does Embiid do when he's bored at practice?
Just when you thought you saw it all from Joel Embiid against the Pistons, he expanded his offensive game the next day at practice.
Detroit's Andre Drummond latest victim of Joel Embiid's trash talk
Joel Embiid said Andre Drummond plays no defense and the Detroit big man responded. Where else? On Twitter.
Sixers actually win a game
December 3rd. December 1st. November 11th. October 23rd. At least in one respect, the Sixers are moving decisively in the right direction. 
Phoenix Suns, NBA, Devin Booker
Suns put distractions to the side, hold off Kings for 1st win of season
We recap Monday's top NBA action, including the Suns putting their off-court distractions to the side to notch a 117-115 win over the Kings.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Simmons puts name in history books with rare feat as Sixers notch 1st win
Ben Simmons went into the record books and validated the call to make him a PG with a triple-double in the Sixers' 97-86 win in Detroit. By James Schmehl
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Nerlens Noel
Simmons' rare feat, Embiid scores 30 and more observations from Sixers' win
Ben Simmons recorded his first triple-double and Joel Embiid returned to score 30 points as the Sixers beat Detroit, 97-86, for their first win. By James Schmehl
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Are Sixers worried about long-term impact to Markelle Fultz's shot?
Brett Brown acknowledged that the Sixers are concerned about Markelle Fultz's shoulder, but the coach doesn't think the injury will have long-term affects on the rookie's shot. James Schmehl
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Opening week affects MVP odds of Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid
Ben Simmons had himself a historic first week in the NBA and as a result, his MVP odds have changed substantially.
We could see a different Joel Embiid tonight against Drummond, Pistons
Look for Joel Embiid to attack in a different way offensively tonight against Andre Drummond and the 2-1 Pistons. By Matt Haughton
Zoo's Views: JJ Redick
This week, Marc Zumoff talks with JJ Redick about his decision to come to the Sixers, life after basketball and why he loves the game.
Toronto brings Philly to 0-3 with old-school clobbering
The Sixers got outpaced 36-19 in the first quarter and never recovered, eventually falling by a score of 128-94
Former Sixer helps Pelicans hold off late Lakers rally for 1st win
Jrue Holiday and the Pelicans held off a late Lakers rally on Sunday night for their first win of the season, a 119-112 victory. That and more in the Best of the NBA.
Suns fire their hire coach after just 3 games this season
After an 0-3 start, including two 40-plus point losses, the Phoenix Suns decided to let go of head coach Earl Watson. 
Kyrie Irving has to pay for his little outburst at fan during Sixers game
Kyrie Irving used some inappropriate language when replying to fan in Philadelphia on Friday and the NBA is fining him for it. 
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Sixers reminded how hard life can be without Embiid
Without Joel Embiid on Saturday, the Sixers showed they still need to learn to win without him in a telling 128-94 loss to the Raptors. By Larry Millson
Observations from the Sixers' lifeless loss to Raptors
Without Joel Embiid, Brett Brown's Sixers on Saturday night were blown out by the Raptors, 128-94, north of the border. By Larry Millson
Asked about LeBron during Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*
Well, that wasn't very nice, Kyrie.
Joel Embiid knows he's not a guard
With his struggles shooting outside of the paint, Joel Embiid knows he needs to get the ball in the post. Here's how he can do it. By Jessica Camerato
With Embiid's stamina not up to par, can Okafor get off the bench?
The Sixers' first back to back of the season highlights Embiid's first day of rest. By Matt Haughton
Officials didn't help Sixers in brutal loss in home opener
The Sixers struggled Friday night against the Celtics in a game that wasn't fluid at all. By Andrew Unterberger
Fultz may be a No. 1 pick but knows Sixers' engine doesn't begin with him
With Markelle Fultz, the stat sheet doesn't tell the whole story. On Friday night, the No. 1 pick took one more step in his growth. By Matt Haughton
Warriors erase 15-point deficit to avoid second straight loss
We recap Friday's NBA action, including the Warriors' win over the Pelicans despite 35-point nights from Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. 
4th quarter is 'winning time' and Sixers just aren't there yet
The Sixers' momentum slipped away Friday with a lackluster second half and it spoiled their home opener with a 102-92 loss to Boston. By Jessica Camerato
Studs, duds, turning point, more from Sixers' home-opening loss
JJ Redick was a stud offensively in the home opener with 19 points, but a subpar shooting night from Joel Embiid led to a Sixers loss. By Matt Haughton 
Embiid's struggles, Fultz's free throws and more in observations from Sixers' home-opening loss
Joel Embiid didn't have his best effort Friday and the Sixers' home opener was spoiled with a 102-92 loss to the Celtics. By Jessica Camerato
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Why Embiid doesn't 'feel like an NBA player' just yet
No back-to-backs just yet for Joel Embiid, who just wants to "feel like an NBA player," but will he get into back-to-backs this season? By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid expects 90 percent of his tweets to go viral
Joel Embiid's thoughts on Twitter are perfect.
Blockbuster trade subjects in spotlight in home opener vs. Celtics
The Sixers' home opener gives us our first look in the Markelle Fultz-Jayson Tatum matchup. By Matt Haughton
Sixers caricature t-shirt giveaway for Opening Night is fantastic
Fans attending tonight's Opening Night against Boston will receive a pretty dope caricature t-shirt featuring all of your favorite Sixers.
Sixers and Celtics players hung out on night before game
A Sixer and a Celtic hanging out on the night before they play each other! Boo! (Like a ghost)
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Clippers make sure Lonzo Ball has miserable NBA debut in blowout
We recap Thursday's NBA action, including the Clippers' smothering Lonzo Ball in his NBA debut during a 108-92 win over the Lakers.
After Philly fans invaded D.C., Sixers eager for rowdy home opener
After "Trust the Process" chants made it down to D.C., the Sixers are eager to feed off of a ferocious crowd in tonight's home opener vs. the Celtics. By Jessica Camerato
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Amazingly, Sixers have avoided NBA's rash of early-season injuries
Kawhi Leonard. Chris Paul. Draymond Green. Gordon Hayward. A season-ender for Jeremy Lin. Injuries have quickly ravaged the NBA.
For Sixers, one more moral victory before they start winning for real
This is just a good team of good players now, and there will be games where they hang in against teams they shouldn't be hanging in against, and even escaping with the win on occasion. 
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New mindset means Sixers' new phase won't include moral victories
In recent years, a 120-115 loss to the Wizards would have been a good thing for the Sixers. JJ Redick made it clear those days are over. By Jessica Camerato
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What minutes restriction? Embiid, Sixers show trust with playing time 'plan'
Joel Embiid went well over his expected playing time in the Sixers' season opener and he's now ready to put the phrase "minutes restrictions" to bed for good. By Jessica Camerato
Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Giannis Antetokounmpo
Greek Freak posts monster double-double as Bucks send Celtics to 0-2
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 37 points to go with 13 rebounds as the Bucks notched a 108-100 win over the Celtics. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
Studs, duds, turning point and more from Sixers' opening night loss to Wizards
Ben Simmons and the Sixers put on quite a show but ultimately fell to the Wizards, 120-115, on opening night Wednesday. By Paul Hudrick
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Team shows fight, Wall does work and more in observations from Sixers' opener
The Sixers went toe to toe with one of the East's best, but they couldn't finish the job in a 120-115 season-opening loss to the Wizards. By Jessica Camerato
Twitter roasts the heck out of Markelle Fultz's brutal free throws
Markelle Fultz shoots extremely ugly free throws and a disgusted fanbase roasts him. 
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As Simmons, Fultz prepare for debut, Wall and Beal recall their own early days
With Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz set for their NBA debuts in Washington, John Wall and Bradley Beal recalled their own early days and growing pains. By Chase Hughes
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Joel Embiid to start Sixers' season opener, but how much will he play?
A look at the Sixers' starting lineup for tonight's season opener and an update on how much Joel Embiid is expected to play. By Jessica Camerato
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We finally have a Sixers season opener that means something
The playoff-hopeful Sixers kick off the 2017-18 season tonight with a challenging matchup against a Wizards team that should earn a top seed. By Matt Haughton
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The Sixers may be mishandling Markelle Fultz's injury
The concern shouldn't be about Markelle Fultz coming off the bench for the Sixers — it's whether he should be playing at all. By Andrew Kulp
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A Sixer takes home hardware? Bold predictions for Sixers' '17-18 season
Which Sixer takes a giant leap on the court? Which one takes home a top award? Our resident basketball analysts touch on that and more with bold predictions for the Sixers' season.
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Bradley Beal, Wizards 'aren't trying to hear' Joel Embiid's trash talk
Bradley Beal is well aware of Joel Embiid's trash talk but he and the Wizards "aren't trying to hear none of that" in tonight's season opener. By Dalton Balthaser
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Will Sixers reach playoffs? We look inside our crystal ball in our Fearless Forecast
With the Sixers set to tip off their 2017-18 season, our resident basketball analysts look at whether the team can go from "the process" to the playoffs.
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NBA opening night highlighted by pair of thrilling finishes
We recap opening night in the NBA, including the Cavs notching a thrilling 102-99 win over the Celtics after Gordon Hayward exited with a gruesome leg injury.
Gordon Hayward
Sixers show support as powerful scene unfolds with Hayward's horrific leg injury
The Sixers showed their support for Gordon Hayward after the Celtics' small forward suffered a gruesome leg injury Tuesday.
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1 Bulls player breaks bones in another's face during practice fight
The Chicago Bulls are already in disarray after Bobby Portis broke multiple bones in Nikola Mirotic's face during an altercation at practice.
Dario Saric, Jahlil Okafor, Amir Johnson
As Embiid deals with 'f---ing BS' restriction, who backs him up?
Whether he likes it or not, Joel Embiid will deal with a minutes restriction to start the season. So, who backs him up at center? By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid explains the reasoning behind his wild new hairstyle
Joel Embiid showed up at practice on Tuesday and wanted to do something crazy.
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Joel Embiid thinks his minutes restriction is 'f---ing BS'
Joel Embiid is trying to be understanding about his minutes restriction but couldn't hold back his anger Tuesday. By Jessica Camerato
Dear Philly, don't take the bait and feed the trolls
Some national blowhards want to knock you off your cloud, Philly. Rob Ellis says don't let them.
How badly do we want the Sixers to finally start winning?
There certainly are a lot of expectations for the Philadelphia 76ers this season. It's also fair to ask if making the playoffs should really be the priority this season.
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Sixers reminded of ghosts of rookies past with Markelle Fultz injury
Injured rookies? The Sixers know all about that, and they hope that painful history can provide lessons for an ailing Markelle Fultz. By Jessica Camerato
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Joel Embiid annoyed that Sixers will hold him back to start season
It was news to Joel Embiid that Brett Brown is placing him on another minutes restriction to begin the season and he's not happy about it. By Jessica Camerato
Hassan Whiteside responds, doesn't back down from Joel Embiid rivalry
Hassan Whiteside has pretty level-headed comments about Joel Embiid's trash talking.
Don't expect to see Markelle Fultz start season opener
Markelle Fultz, who has been slowed by soreness in his right knee and right shoulder, likely will come off the bench, according to Sixers coach Brett Brown. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid
Take a deep breath, Embiid on track to practice Monday, play Wednesday
Despite not practicing Sunday, Joel Embiid is on schedule to participate during opening week, according to Sixers coach Brett Brown. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers make series of roster moves ahead of season opener
The Sixers on Saturday made a series of moves to shape their roster five days before the start of the regular season. By Jessica Camerato
Why Sixers no longer need Embiid to be dangerous offensively
In a preseason win over Miami, the Sixers showed they can dangerous offensively even when Joel Embiid doesn't stuff the stat sheet. By David Skretta
Embiid makes Whiteside look silly on the court and then on social media
The trash talk between Joel Embiid and Hassan Whiteside didn't stop after the final whistle of Friday night's preseason finale. 
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Observations from Sixers' preseason finale against Heat as Simmons stars
Joel Embiid was the main attraction in the Sixers' preseason finale, but Ben Simmons stole the show with a strong effort in a 119-95 win. By David Skretta
Jacob Pullen had to travel all across the globe to find his way to Sixers
Jacob Pullen, undrafted out of Kansas State in 2011, has earned the respect of Brett Brown during the preseason. By David Skretta 
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NBA Notes: Kawhi Leonard to miss Spurs' opener with thigh injury
We look at some news and notes from around the NBA, including Kawhi Leonard still not being ready to play for the Spurs.
How much will Joel Embiid play in tonight's Sixers preseason finale?
Joel Embiid will play, but Markelle Fultz and Amir Johnson will not tonight in the Sixers' preseason finale against the Miami Heat. By Corey Seidman
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Joel Embiid knows opponents are going to get mad at him this season
Joel Embiid plans to "live at the foul line" this season and knows he's going to frustrate plenty of defenders along the way. By Jessica Camerato