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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
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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 
San Antonio Spurs, NBA, Kawhi Leonard
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
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Wait, what? Embiid confesses a Kansas secret that would have changed everything
Joel Embiid admitted a juicy secret while back at Kansas on Thursday in preparation for the Sixers' preseason finale. By David Skretta
A leader emerges for Sixers in 'fistfight' for rotational minutes on the wing
Justin Anderson, Nik Stauskas or Furkan Korkmaz? Who will be the "sole survivor" and earn rotational minutes for the Sixers? By Ian Wenik
Jahlil Okafor goes to incredible lengths to watch movies
Taking a train to New York City sounds weird but maybe it's just a thing Jahlil Okafor likes to do and that's fine.
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Joel Embiid makes everything better
It seemed like we were on our way to having a long night on Long Island. And then Joel Embiid checked into the game. 
Joel Embiid
'Just $148 million?' Joel Embiid on the money in preseason debut
Joel Embiid made it very clear why the Sixers gave him an extension with 22 points during his preseason debut in a 133-114 win. By Jessica Camerato
Dario Saric
In just 4 minutes, Saric shows how he can take Sixers to new heights
It took just four minutes Wednesday for Dario Saric to make his imprint on the preseason and provide more hope for the Sixers. By Ian Wenik
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
Embiid shouts 'they can't #$$#%^^ guard me' as he toys with Nets
Joel Embiid had a little message for the Nets on Wednesday night as the Sixers followed his lead.
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Joel Embiid all money in preseason debut vs. Nets
After inking his new deal, Joel Embiid reminded fans of his worth with 22 points during his preseason debut in the Sixers' 133-114 win. By Jessica Camerato
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Brett Brown's plan for Joel Embiid as center returns to game action in preseason
Joel Embiid made his preseason debut Wednesday night and the Sixers have a detailed plan for their big man. By Jessica Camerato
You can now watch tonight's Sixers game on NBC Sports Philadelphia
You'll be able to tune in to NBC Sports Philadelphia this evening to watch Joel Embiid make his preseason debut when the Sixers take on the Brooklyn Nets in Long Island.
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Here are the details of how Embiid's contract protects the Sixers
As expected, Joel Embiid's contract with the Sixers is complex and features injury clauses, according to a report Wednesday.
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Money man Embiid shows he's money with half-court shot, lets teammates know it
Sixers big man Joel Embiid drained a half-court shot Tuesday in practice and made sure his teammates knew about it.
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Man of the people, Joel Embiid thanks you for his many millions
Joel Embiid adores Sixers fans like they adore him. "I don't think without them I'd get this extension," he said Tuesday. By Jessica Camerato
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Joel Embiid and the biggest/worst contracts in Philly sports history
Joel Embiid is a wealthy man, but that doesn't mean everything is going to work out for the Sixers. By Andrew Kulp
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Mammoth payday next chapter in Joel Embiid's 'incredible story'
Joel Embiid hadn't played basketball before 2011. Now, with massive faith and reward from the Sixers, he's the face of an NBA franchise. By Jessica Camerato
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Vegas impressed by Ben Simmons' strong preseason
Three strong showings in the preseason were enough to catapult Ben Simmons to the top of Bovada's NBA Rookie of the Year odds list.
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Sixers give Joel Embiid max contract, rest of team shows us why they had to
The Sixers paid Joel Embiid — and with good reason. By Andrew Unterberger
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Forget injuries, Sixers bank on Joel Embiid's potential
The Sixers are banking that Joel Embiid is the player who starred in 31 games last year, and that he'll stay healthy enough to prove it. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers-Celtics preseason observations: Markelle Fultz solid in return
Markelle Fultz returned from his one-game absence and scored 12 points off the bench in the Sixers' 113-96 preseason loss to the Celtics. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers teammates believe Joel Embiid is worth every penny
Joel Embiid's teammates were ecstatic about the news Monday of the big man's extension and the future ahead for the Sixers. By Jessica Camerato
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Details on Joel Embiid's 5-year, $148M extension
The Sixers and Joel Embiid on Monday agreed to a five-year, $148 million extension. By Andy Schwartz
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Give and Go: Which Sixer has been most disappointing through camp, preseason?
With two preseason games in the books, our resident basketball analysts discuss which Sixer has been the most disappointing thus far.
Sixers Injury Update: Fultz, Saric available tonight vs. Celtics; 2 starters out
Markelle Fultz and Dario Saric are back for tonight's preseason game in Boston but two Sixers starters will rest.
Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia Sixers
Likely to play vs. Celtics, Markelle Fultz looking forward to Kyrie Irving matchup
After sitting out the last preseason game with right shoulder soreness, Markelle Fultz is likely to play against the Celtics Monday in Boston. By Jessica Camerato
Richaun Holmes
Richaun Holmes fractures wrist: What now for Sixers' center rotation?
The Sixers announced Sunday that Richaun Holmes will miss at least three weeks with a fractured wrist. What does it mean for the center rotation? By Jessica Camerato
Give and Go: Which Sixer has been most impressive through camp, preseason?
With two preseason games in the books, our resident basketball analysts discuss which Sixer has been the most impressive thus far.
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Despite high TOs, Simmons still able to show defensive versatility in loss
Ben Simmons struggled offensively in a 110-102 preseason loss, but the Sixers did get a look at his versatility on defense against Boston. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers-Celtics preseason observations: Hot 3-point shooting negated
Jerryd Bayless and the Sixers were on target from deep, but turnovers and poor FT shooting were the difference in a 110-102 loss Friday. By Jessica Camerato
LeGarrette Blount shows he can hoop and fire up Eagles fans
LeGarrette Blount knows how to play some basketball and fire up Eagles fans for Sunday football.
Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia Sixers
Sixers' Markelle Fultz misses preseason game vs. Celtics
Rookie guard Markelle Fultz is out for Friday night's Sixers-Celtics preseason game because of right shoulder soreness.
Toronto Raptors, NBA, Norman Powell
NBA Notes: Norman Powell inks 4-year extension with Raptors
Norman Powell signed a four-year extension worth a reported $42 million with the Raptors. That and other news from around the NBA.
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Joel Embiid practices 5-on-5, could play in preseason after all
Joel Embiid finally practiced full-court 5-on-5 for the Sixers on Thursday, clearing a major step in his return from a knee injury. By Jessica Camerato
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Joel Embiid and Roger Federer are basically the same
Joel Embiid plays tennis. So does Roger Federer. At least one of them thinks they have a lot in common.
Markelle Fultz, Ben Simmons
Learning to Fly: Sixers' issues apparent in preseason opener
Ben Simmons electrified early in the Sixers' preseason opener, but there were some noticeable issues with his and Markelle Fultz's offensive game. By Andrew Unterberger
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Evan Turner pulls over Rolls Royce to help stranded woman after crash
Evan Turner played the hero after Blazers practice Monday, pulling over his Rolls Royce to help a stranded woman after a head-on collision. By Corey Seidman
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Amid the anticipated debuts, Sixers detect a glaring area in need of improvement
Wednesday night was about Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz, but Brett Brown noted the Sixers' defense was far from good enough. By Jessica Camerato
Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia Sixers
Sixers' Fultz sees early taste of 'everybody's best shot' in debut
With a tough preseason debut Wednesday, Sixers guard Markelle Fultz saw what life can be like for a No. 1 pick in his rookie season. By Gordie Jones
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Ben Simmons shows 'he's a monster' in Sixers' preseason opener
Robert Covington called Ben Simmons "a monster" after the rookie flashed his skills in the Sixers' 110-89 preseason-opening loss. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers-Grizzlies preseason observations: Simmons is alive and well
Ben Simmons flashed all of the tools that made him the 2016 top pick during the Sixers' 110-89 preseason-opening loss to the Grizzlies. By Jessica Camerato
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Watch: Brian Dawkins pumps up the Sixers
On the eve of their preseason opener, the Sixers had a special guest at practice: Brian Dawkins. Watch parts of his motivational speech.
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Sixers notes, quotes and tidbits: Fultz eager to see how he fares defensively
Markelle Fultz is eager to see how he fares in his NBA preseason debut, specifically on defense. By Jessica Camerato
Markelle Fultz, Ben Simmons
Sixers get some love from NBA GMs in annual survey
The Sixers and their prized rookies, Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz, received high marks in the latest GM survey.
Zoo's Views Podcast : Dario Saric
Fan favorite Dario Saric sits down with Marc Zumoff to discuss his tireless motor and love for basketball, and his high hopes for the Sixers in his second season.
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Philadelphia natives Marcus and Markieff Morris acquitted of assault
Philadelphia natives and NBA players, Marcus and Markieff Morris, were acquitted of aggravated assault on Tuesday.
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NBA Notes: League ditches East-West format for All-Star Game
We look at some news and notes from around the NBA, including the league scrapping the East-West format for the All-Star Game.
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Sixers notes, quotes and tidbits: Embiid, Saric out for preseason opener
Joel Embiid and Dario Saric will miss the team's preseason opener on Wednesday against the Grizzlies. By Jessica Camerato
What's behind Embiid running streets of Philly? You might even see it again
Brett Brown explained the story behind Joel Embiid running the streets of Philadelphia, and said it wasn't the first time. By Jessica Camerato
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Will changes to NBA All-Star roster format affect Joel Embiid?
The NBA has changed its All-Star roster format for 2017-18, featuring two captains and no conference affiliations. By Jessica Camerato
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Joel Embiid runs Philadelphia ... literally
Joel Embiid's larger-than-life personality has taken over Philadelphia since being drafted by the Sixers and now the center is literally running the city.
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Sixers notes, quotes and tidbits: Embiid's status; Fultz's shot mechanics
 Joel Embiid's progress, Brett Brown's "soft spot" for Jahlil Okafor and more in Jessica Camerato's Sixers notes, quotes and tidbits.
Amir Johnson
Sixers' Amir Johnson, a Las Vegas resident, shaken by Strip massacre
A gunman killed over 50 people Sunday on the Las Vegas Strip and Amir Johnson, a Vegas resident, was shaken by the incident. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Chargers, Eagles fans
Rob's Raves: A classy, passionate weekend from Philly sports fans
Rob Ellis' rants are replaced with raves this week, including the impressive displays of passion from Eagles, Sixers and Phillies fans this weekend.
Sixers' Palestra scrimmage observations: Simmons takes over; Korkmaz surprises
Ben Simmons went "into another gear" in the second half of the Sixers' Blue-White Scrimmage at the Palestra on Sunday. By Jessica Camerato
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NBA Notes: Spurs star Kawhi Leonard to miss preseason with thigh injury
Kawhi Leonard will miss the entire preseason while rehabbing an injury to his right quadriceps, the Spurs announced Saturday. 
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Latest way for Sixers to get their competitive juices flowing? Ping pong
The Sixers stepped away from the court for a night earlier this week for a team-building exercise with a 64-person ping pong tournament. By Jessica Camerato
Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, Russell Westbrook
NBA Notes: Russell Westbrook signs massive extension with Thunder
We look at some news and notes from around the NBA, including Russell Westbrook signing an extension worth a reported $205 million over five years.
Sixers Injury Update: Embiid plays half-court 5-on-5; Okafor participates fully
There were encouraging signs for the Sixers' injured bigs Friday, as Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor work their way back to full health. By Jessica Camerato
Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia Sixers
Sixers camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Markelle Fultz changing shot?
Markelle Fultz may be experimenting in Sixers training camp, but he made clear Thursday he is not revamping the form of his shot. By Jessica Camerato
NBA passes lottery reform, but will it actually cure tanking?
The NBA on Thursday passed draft lottery reform to de-incentivize tanking, but it may just shift which teams tank. By Corey Seidman
Sixers wrap practice by singing 'Happy Birthday' to Emeka Okafor
Brett Brown and the Sixers are so into birthdays that an assistant coach is responsible for reminding Brown of every birthday.
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Dario Saric knows his role will change on a deeper Sixers team
Dario Saric knows his role will change with the Sixers this season and he's prepared to spearhead their second unit. By Jessica Camerato
If you hated JJ Redick at Duke, here's why you'll like him now
From a hated villain at Duke to one of the Sixers' leaders, JJ Redick has matured with the help of Coach K on and off the court. By Gordie Jones
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Big shots: Sixers' centers work to expand range to 3-point line
The Sixers want all of their players to be long-distance threats, which explains why the team's centers have been practicing threes. By Jessica Camerato
Miami Heat, NBA, Dwyane Wade, Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James
NBA Notes: Wade says he's 'all about the challenge' after signing with Cavs
We look at some news and notes from around the NBA, including Dwyane Wade explaining his motivation for signing with the Cavaliers.
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Ben Simmons: Kids need a president who motivates, leads the right way
Ben Simmons expanded on his comments about President Trump Wednesday, saying kids need a leader they can look up to. By Jessica Camerato
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An integral part of The Process, Dario Saric would be super as Sixers' closer
Dario Saric may not start in his second season, but at the least, he most certainly should be the Sixers' closer. By Gordie Jones
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons: Trump 'an idiot;' Australians would call him 'd---head'
Sixers rookie Ben Simmons had some blistering comments about President Donald Trump after Trump's recent spate of criticism.
Chicago Bulls, NBA, Dwyane Wade, Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James
NBA Notes: Wade to reportedly join Cavs, reunite with LeBron
Dwyane Wade will reportedly sign with the Cavs and reunite with LeBron James. That and more from around the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley surprises Sixers, tells them to 'make the playoffs'
Charles Barkley surprised the Sixers during a team gathering at Brett Brown's house and had a simple message for the team: make the playoffs. By Jessica Camerato
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Markelle Fultz feels 'sorry' for teams that have to face him and Ben Simmons
Markelle Fultz, after practicing alongside Ben Simmons on the first day of camp, said he feels sorry for the Sixers' backcourt opponents. By Jessica Camerato
Rob's Rants: Keep running, Doug; Embiid's status; OBJ's celebration
In this edition of Rob's Rants, we talk the Eagles' running game, Joel Embiid's meniscus and Odell Beckham Jr.'s celebration. By Rob Ellis
Just camp bodies? Don't tell Emeka Okafor, Kris Humphries that
Veterans Emeka Okafor and Kris Humphries took a different path, but both are hoping to crack the Sixers' roser. By Matt Haughton
Confident Simmons on being forgotten in rookie poll: 'They'll remember'
Ben Simmons on Monday spoke confidently about his ability to play the point and become a leader for the Sixers. By Paul Hudrick
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Sixers have questions with possible extensions looming for Embiid, Covington
With plenty of question marks on their roster, the Sixers have to make decisions on contract extensions for Joel Embiid and Robert Covington. By Matt Haughton
Nerlens Noel, Dallas Mavericks
Sixers can't replace Nerlens Noel with Emeka Okafor, Kris Humphries
The Sixers brought some high-profile big men to camp, but maybe the club really should've brought Nerlens Noel instead.
Joel Embiid, JJ Redick, Jahlil Okafor
Top Sixers Quotes: Embiid on doubters, Redick finally in a 'sports town'
JJ Redick can't wait to finally play in a "sports town." Here's that and all the other great quotes from Sixers media day on Monday. By Matt Haughton
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Markelle Fultz already showing he's no ordinary No. 1 overall pick
Markelle Fultz has put in the work over the summer and now the No. 1 overall pick is confident he can help the Sixers reach the next level. By Matt Haughton
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
Joel Embiid sets realistic expectations for season as contract situation lurks
Joel Embiid knows he won't play all 82 games in 2017-18 and isn't sure about his contract situation with the Sixers — he's just being realistic. By Jessica Camerato
JJ Redick: Being anti-Trump 'is sort of like eating breakfast in the morning'
The Sixers on Monday — most notably newcomer JJ Redick — were not sticking to sports during the team's media day. By Paul Hudrick
Kris Humpries, Emeka Okafor
Sixers sign veterans Kris Humphries, Emeka Okafor before start of training camp
The Sixers on Monday morning added two veteran big men to the fold as they signed Kris Humphries​ and Emeka Okafor before the start of training camp.
Sixers training camp storylines: Embiid's restrictions, PG rotation and more
From Joel Embiid's restrictions to Jahlil Okafor's future, here are five storylines to follow as Sixers training camp gets underway Tuesday. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers owners Josh Harris, David Blitzer form sports and entertainment business
Sixers managing owner Josh Harris and co-managing owner David Blitzer have formed Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE). By Jessica Camerato
Watch Joel Embiid go crazy for Eagles' game-winning field goal
Joel Embiid — like you — went crazy when Jake Elliott drilled a game-winning 61-yard field goal Sunday. You gotta see it. By Josh Ellis
Embiid, Simmons among Sixers at Eagles' home opener
Coach Brett Brown, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and a few other Sixers players attended the Eagles' home opener Sunday against the Giants. By Jessica Camerato
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Donald Trump starts war with sports, and athletes have united's Monte Poole examines Donald Trump's war with sports. 
NBA Blockbusters: Warriors spurn White House; Melo traded
The Warriors will not visit the White House and the Knicks agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony to the Thunder on Saturday.
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Give and Go: Our predictions for the Sixers this season
What are realistic expectations and how far can this Sixers team go in 2017-18? Our analysts offer their predictions in Give and Go.
Sixers reportedly ink Humphries to non-guaranteed deal; sign Pullen
The Sixers reportedly sign Kris Humphries to a non-guaranteed contract, while a source confirms they signed guard Jacob Pullen. By Jessica Camerato
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You'll get your 1st chance to watch the Sixers on Oct. 1
The Sixers will scrimmage at the Palestra three days before their first preseason game, with free tickets available to the public. 
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Give and Go: What is the biggest challenge for Brett Brown this season?
In the latest edition of Give and Go, our Sixers analysts discuss the biggest challenge for Brett Brown this season.
Sixers notes, quotes and tidbits: Simmons' defensive assignment; Saric's role
Sixers notes on which position Ben Simmons will defend, what Dario Saric's role will be in the rotation and aspiring to make the playoffs. By Gordie Jones
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
As Sixers camp nears, Joel Embiid still not ready for 5-on-5
Joel Embiid is not yet set for 5-on-5 while the Sixers have a "hyper-conservative progression" plan in place, Bryan Colangelo said Wednesday. By Gordie Jones
J.J. Redick once impressed Ryan Howard with his baseball skills
J.J. Redick's unique friendship with Jameer Nelson brought him to Philadelphia a couple years back where they ended up taking batting practice at a Phillies game.
New bell-inspired jerseys, new court for Sixers' 'Spirit of 76' campaign
Fans are going to love the new "City Edition" jerseys that pay homage to the centennial. 
Doug Collins
NBA Notes: Bulls bring back Doug Collins as special adviser
Doug Collins has returned to the Chicago Bulls. Here's that and more from around the NBA on Tuesday.
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Give and Go: Who will be the Sixers' sixth man?
In the latest edition of Give and Go, our Sixers analysts discuss who will be the team's sixth man heading into the 2017-18 season.
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Sixers Mailbag: Playoffs, winning records and restrictions
In the latest mailbag, Jessica Camerato talks playoff hopes, finishing over .500 and what injury restrictions to expect for Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid.
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
Sixers reveal new Philly-themed 'Statement Edition' jersey
A new jersey for the Sixers, referred to as the "Statement Edition" uniform, was revealed Friday night.
NBA 2K18 release moves Sixers, NBA toward inaugural NBA 2K League season
The release of NBA 2K18 on Friday marked another step for the Sixers and NBA toward the inaugural season of NBA 2K League. By Ryan Bright
Bryan Colangelo, Philadelphia 76ers
Sixers hire former FC Barcelona doctor as VP of athlete care
The Sixers on Friday announced the hiring of former FC Barcelona medical director Dr. C Daniel Medina Leal as VP of athlete care. By Jessica Camerato
'The deal of the century': Sixers owner Harris buys house for just $45 million
Sixers' owner Josh Harris just bought a house for $45 million, which is somehow "the deal of the century."
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
Embiid makes loud statement in tweet, 'can't wait to shut these bums up'
Joel Embiid "can't wait to shut these bums up," he tweeted Wednesday, making a loud statement about "The Process." By Jessica Camerato
DeAndre Bembry, Atlanta Hawks
NBA Notes: St. Joe's product DeAndre' Bembry out 4-6 weeks with tricep injury
Hawks forward and St. Joe's product DeAndre' Bembry will miss time with a strained right triceps. Here's that and more from around the NBA on Wednesday.
Remembering the best sports video games of all-time
Here are your favorite sports video games of all-time in celebration of National Video Game Day.
Playoffs? Brett Brown remains unfazed with increased expectations on Sixers
With many predicting playoffs for the Sixers, Brett Brown doesn't believe the pressure will be too much for his youthful roster. By Jessica Camerato
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Virginia connection has 3 Eagles supporting Sixers' Justin Anderson
Justin Anderson's Virginia roots has made the Sixers' swingman a fan favorite among some players on the Eagles' roster. By Jessica Camerato
This sure looks like a Sixers red alternate uniform in NBA 2K
Are these images of a Sixers new alternative uniform in red with a different font for the name across the front?
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NBA Notes: Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's Nos. 8, 24 next season
The Lakers will retire both No. 8 and No. 24 for Kobe Bryant in a Dec. 18 ceremony. That and other news from around the NBA.
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What is next step in Embiid's growth? Brown says it's all about preparation
With Joel Embiid coming off another injury, Brett Brown said the next step in the center's growth is preparation to keep him healthy. By Jessica Camerato
T.J. McConnell
Sixers' T.J. McConnell gets married as Nik Stauskas plays groomsman
Sixers point guard T.J. McConnell married his high school sweetheart over the weekend and teammate Nik Stauskas played a new position - groomsman. By Josh Ellis
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Julius Erving on Sixers: 'We should make a good run at the playoffs'
Julius Erving, who spent time with No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz, believes the Sixers have the talent to make a playoff run. By Jessica Camerato
'Freakish' Ben Simmons believes Sixers have right mindset going into 2017-18
Ben Simmons, speaking at an event Thursday, said he's healthy and ready to help the Sixers win. By Paul Hudrick
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NBA Notes: Hornets coach Clifford supports oft-criticized Kidd-Gilchrist
Hornets head coach Steve Clifford threw his full support behind the oft-criticized Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. That and more from around the NBA.
Photo: Allen Iverson posing with a fan with an Allen Iverson tattoo in China
Allen Iverson wasn't just a legend in Philadelphia. He took the NBA game worldwide and made fans all across the globe including in China.
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Brown committed to Simmons at PG, but what about on the defensive end?
Brett Brown is committed to starting Ben Simmons at point guard, but what are the plans on the defensive end? By Jessica Camerato
Brett Brown discusses his impressive offseason beard
Brett does mention that it may help him go incognito a bit with a baseball hat and a pair of shades.
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NBA Notes: Cavaliers' Isaiah Thomas to miss start of season, maybe much longer
Isaiah Thomas will miss the start of the upcoming season for the Cavs and there is no timetable for when he'll suit up. That and more news from around the NBA.
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NBA Notes: Isaiah Thomas says being traded by Celtics 'still hurts'
We look at some news and notes from around the NBA, including Isaiah Thomas explaining that being traded by the Celtics "still hurts."
Tilman Fertitta
Tilman Fertitta reportedly buys Rockets for record $2.2 billion
Restaurant and casino owner Tilman Fertitta has reportedly agreed to purchase the Houston Rockets for an NBA-record $2.2 billion.
Joel Embiid, Brett Brown
Sixers Mailbag: Pressure turned up on Joel Embiid, Brett Brown?
In a new Sixers Mailbag, we analyze the pressure on Joel Embiid and Brett Brown, as well as the potential finishing lineups. By Jessica Camerato
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NBA Notes: Irving says trade request was about his potential, not LeBron
Kyrie Irving made it clear that his trade request was about maximizing his own potential and not LeBron James. That and more from around the NBA.
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NBA Notes: Lakers fined $500K for tampering involving Paul George
We look at some new and notes from around the NBA, including the Lakers being fined $500,000 by the league for tampering involving Paul George.
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Robert Covington seeking to expand game beyond 3-point shooting
Known primarily for his three-point shot, Sixers swingman Robert Covington is looking to expand his offensive game in 2017-18. By Jessica Camerato 
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NBA Notes: Cavaliers get additional pick from Celtics to complete blockbuster
The Cavaliers received an additional second-round pick from the Celtics to complete the blockbuster trade between the two teams. That and other news from around the NBA.
The Charles Barkley-Ron Hextall bromance has reached the gift level
Sir Charles was a guest on the Mike Missanelli show on Tuesday and received a personalized Ron Hextall jersey.
Sixers officially sign James Michael McAdoo, ink G James Blackmon Jr.
The Sixers on Wednesday officially signed James Michael McAdoo to a two-way contract, while also adding guard James Blackmon Jr. By Jessica Camerato
Markelle Fultz and Kevin Durant learned hesi pull-up jimbo from same guy
The same coach taught Markelle Futz and Kevin Durant their hesi pull-up jimbo.
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NBA Notes: Isaiah Thomas says 'I am not damaged' in interview
We look at some news and notes from around the NBA, including Isaiah Thomas saying, "I am not damaged" in a recent interview with ESPN.
Vegas gives Sixers decent odds to make the playoffs
One Las Vegas sportsbook likes the Sixers' chances of making the playoffs.
Not that far removed from playing, Elton Brand ready for job as 87ers' GM
It wasn't long ago that Elton Brand was an NBA player. Now he's charged with running the Sixers' G-League affiliate in Delaware. By Jessica Camerato
Dallas Mavericks, NBA, Nerlens Noel
NBA Notes: Nerlens Noel officially signs Mavericks' 1-year, $4.1M qualifying offer
Nerlens Noel signed his one-year, $4.1 million qualifying offer with the Mavericks. That and more from around the NBA.
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Ben Simmons goal for the season: 'To be the best in the league'
Ben Simmons isn't lacking any confidence as he told reporters in Australia over the weekend his goal is to be the NBA's best player. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers name Elton Brand GM of G-League's Delaware 87ers
The Sixers on Monday named Elton Brand general manager of their G-League (formerly NBA D-League) affiliate, the Delaware 87ers.
Markelle Fultz has familiar message for Sixers fans: 'Trust the process'
Markelle Fultz had a simple and familiar message Saturday for the fans in attendance at the Sixers Shore Tour. By Jessica Camerato
Former Sixer Nerlens Noel reportedly accepts 1-year qualifying offer from Mavs
Nerlens Noel on Saturday accepted his one-year, $4.1 million qualifying offer from the Dallas Mavericks.
Sixers agree to 2-way contract with James Michael McAdoo
The Sixers on Saturday morning agreed to a two-way contract with former Warriors forward James Michael McAdoo.
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Budding stars, promising young cores give Philly fans hope for future
With each of the four major sports teams having at least one budding star in their grasp, there is reason for hope in Philadelphia. By Rob Ellis
Kevin Durant says Ben Simmons has leg up on other rookies
Kevin Durant joined The Ringer’s Bill Simmons for another episode of the latter’s podcast and Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons came up.
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Jahlil Okafor goes 'mostly' vegan, down 20 pounds from start of last season
With a focus on health, Jahlil Okafor made a serious commitment to a mostly vegan diet this offseason, and the results have shown. By Jessica Camerato