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Embiid receives prestigious — and hilarious — award
Joel Embiid hasn't played a full NBA season yet, but that didn't stop him from being given perhaps his highest honor yet.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
How to manage Embiid's health in playoff push
Brett Brown wants to keep Joel Embiid healthy. He also wants to make the playoffs. Figuring out how to do both won't be easy. By Noah Levick 
Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Rookie of the Year
Rookie of Year down to 2 and Simmons' lead slipping
Donovan Mitchell's Rookie of the Year odds are now closer to Ben Simmons' than they've been all season. By Corey Seidman
Nerlens Noel and Kevin Hart take a bath, make fun of Joel Embiid
Stop us if you've heard this one before ...
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Robert Covington, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Sam Hinkie
Hinkie's old boss expected Giannis to be a Sixer
The 2013 NBA draft was one of the strangest in recent memory, and the Rockets were convinced the Sixers were taking Giannis Antetokounmpo. By Corey Seidman
Joel Embiid, Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers
What Sixers need more and less of in second half
A look at what the Sixers need to fix in the second half of the season in their quest to move up the Eastern Conference standings. By Matt Haughton
Philadelphia 76ers, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant
Our NBA All-Star challenge — describe Embiid in one word
It wasn't an easy task, but Joel Embiid's fellow All-Stars tried their best to describe him in just one word. By Jessica Camerato 
Kevin Hart, Joel Embiid
New NBA ASG great, but what in the world was before it?
The new NBA All-Star Game format worked to perfection, but what in the world was the prolonged nonsense before the game started? By Rob Ellis
Joel Embiid belongs among the very best
You can't really fake it at an All-Star Game, especially one where people are actually trying.
Philadelphia 76ers, Joel Embiid, Kyrie Irving
Joel Embiid renews rivalry, takes notes in 1st All-Star Game
In his first All-Star Game, Joel Embiid renewed a rivalry and took advantage of the opportunity to learn from his veteran teammates. By Jessica Camerato
JJ Redick responds to video in which he allegedly used racial slur
JJ Redick responded to set the record straight on a video that went viral Sunday morning in which he allegedly used a racial slur. By Josh Ellis
Mitchell-Nance Jr. showdown highlights All-Star Saturday
We recap the best action from NBA All-Star Saturday night, including Donovan Mitchell's narrow dunk contest victory over Larry Nance Jr. 
Skills Challenge sparks Embiid's inner point guard
While Joel Embiid didn't win the Skills Challenge on All-Star Saturday night, he enjoyed the opportunity to test out his point guard skills. By Jessica Camerato
Maurice Cheeks, Philadelphia Sixers
Former Sixers guard named HOF finalist
Maurice Cheeks on Saturday was named a finalist for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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Sixers show they're ready to take over the world
The Sixers' trio of Dario Saric, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons each made a mark for Team World in Friday's Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars game. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Team World, Joel Embiid
Embiid's ankle better as he embarks on lofty ASG goals
Joel Embiid's sore ankle is feeling better, and that's good news if he hopes to achieve his All-Star Game goal of winning MVP. By Jessica Camerato
Chris Long defends LeBron James after attack from Fox News host
Chris Long is beloved by Philadelphians for much more than rocking a full-lenghth faux fur during the Eagles' Super Bowl championship parade.
Markelle Fultz, Herb Magee
Legendary shot doctor weighs in on Markelle Fultz
Legendary shot doctor and longtime college coach Herb Magee offered his opinions on Markelle Fultz in a Deadspin interview.
What to watch from trio of Sixers at All-Star weekend
The Sixers have three players representing the team in Los Angeles during All-Star weekend. Here's what to watch from each of them. By Jessica Camerato
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Rewinding Sixers' top moments before All-Star break
Let's take a look back at the good — and a little bad — from the Sixers' performance prior to the All-Star break. By Matt Haughton
Denver Nuggets, NBA, Will Barton
Nuggets make it rain in Milwaukee
The Nuggets drilled 24 three-pointers and got a triple-double from Nikola Jokic in a 134-123 win over the Bucks. That and more from Thursday's top NBA action.
Charles Barkley won a ton of money on Eagles winning Super Bowl
Of course Charles Barkley bet on the Super Bowl. 
Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Rookie of the Year
Why Ben Simmons is still ROY favorite over Donovan Mitchell
Donovan Mitchell is giving Ben Simmons competition in the Rookie of the Year race, but Simmons still holds the advantage. By Paul Hudrick
Did the Sixers really beat the Heat last night?
Down 24 to the Miami Heat in the third quarter, the Sixers reeled off a 12-0 run to half the deficit, then battled back to recapture the lead in the fourth. By Andrew Unterberger 
Marco Belinelli, Philadelphia Sixers
Look out, East — Sixers have new 'firepower'
Marco Belinelli on Wednesday wasted no time showing the Sixers his "firepower" off the bench, sparking a wild comeback over the Heat. By Paul Hudrick
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'Unlikely suspects' give Sixers perfect touch at home
With Joel Embiid out and the starters struggling, the Sixers turned to reserves like Trevor Booker for energy in a 104-102 comeback. By Paul Hudrick
Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Isaiah Thomas, Rajon Rondo
Scuffle, ejections overshadow Davis' monster game
Isaiah Thomas and Rajon Rondo were ejected after a scuffle during the Pelicans' 139-117 win over the Lakers. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Sixers do the improbable to cap off homestand
Without Joel Embiid and down 23 at the half, the Sixers stormed back for a 104-102 win over Miami to sweep a five-game homestand. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
What does Embiid's injury mean for All-Star weekend?
Joel Embiid sat out Wednesday's game with a sore right ankle and now his status for All-Star weekend is up in the air. By Jessica Camerato
Philly's most lovable athletes
In the spirit of Valentine's Day, let's run through the most lovable current Philadelphia athletes. By Rob Ellis
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The ladies love how Joel Embiid smells
The ladies love how Joel Embiid smells, according to Joel Embiid. (Sorry DeAndre Jordan, the picture fit.)
Toronto Raptors, NBA
Streaking Raptors narrowly avoid disaster
The Raptors held on down the stretch for a 115-112 win over the Heat, their sixth straight victory. That and more from Tuesday's top NBA action.
If only all life was as simple as T.J. McConnell playing against the Knicks
Who knows why it is that Timothy John McConnell enjoys tormenting the New York Knicks as much as he does?
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, T.J. McConnell
McConnell makes history with splash-worthy night
Getting doused by his teammates was the only way to cool off T.J. McConnell as he recorded a triple-double in the Sixers' 108-92 win. By Jessica Camerato
New Orleans Pelicans, NBA, Anthony Davis
Anthony Davis manhandles suddenly skidding Pistons
We recap Monday's top NBA action, including Anthony Davis dominating in the Pelicans' 118-103 win over the skidding Pistons.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Dario Saric
Sixers stomp all over trap set by rival
Dario Saric and the Sixers were able to avoid the dreaded trap game with a 108-92 win over the free-falling Knicks on Monday night. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Marco Belinelli
Sixers officially add their bench scoring pop
The Sixers got the scoring pop off the bench they were in search of after officially signing veteran guard Marco Belinelli on Monday. By Matt Haughton
Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers, Claude Giroux, Ben Simmons
Philly teams on fire since the Super Bowl
While a Sunday without football was tough, the other Philly teams have made the first week without the Eagles an enjoyable one. By Rob Ellis
Dedmond, Hawks hand Pistons 2nd straight loss
Dewayne Dedmon's big game lift the Hawks to a 118-115 win over Blake Griffin and Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Dario Saric
Dario Saric, the Sixers' Mr. Reliable
Lost in all the Sixers' commotion these days is just how sturdy and reliable Dario Saric has been as a scoring option. By Andrew Unterberger
'Dramatic' Embiid insists he's fine after injury concern
Joel Embiid had an injury scare in the Sixers' win over the Clippers Saturday, but the All-Star center made it clear that he's feeling fine. By Jessica Camerato
Anthony Davis, Rajon Rondo
Davis scores 44 as Pelicans survive in double overtime
The Pelicans blew a 28-point lead but won in double overtime thanks to a monster effort from Anthony Davis. That and more from Saturday's top NBA action.  
Atlanta Hawks, Marco Belinelli
Sixers intend to sign veteran guard
The Sixers intend to sign veteran guard Marco Belinelli, NBC Sports Philadelphia's Jessica Camerato confirmed Saturday night.
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Embiid's injury scare overshadows Sixers' win
After leaving with an apparent knee injury, Joel Embiid returned and the Sixers held on to beat the Clippers Saturday, 112-98. By Jessica Camerato      
Joel Embiid, Robert Covington
Sixers literally invent a new play on the fly
The Sixers' strange double alley-oop on Friday night had the players experiencing everything from excitement to confusion. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid doesn't want pain to trump love
After a strong performance in the Sixers' 100-82 win on Friday, Joel Embiid is hoping to push through ankle pain in a back-to-back set. By Jessica Camerato
Miami Heat, NBA, Dwyane Wade
Wade gets huge ovation on NBA's homecoming night
With multiple homecomings around the NBA taking place, Dwyane Wade received a huge ovation during his return to Miami in a 91-85 win. That and more from Friday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Dario Saric
Sixers make Pelicans 'Brow' down
Joel Embiid outscored Anthony Davis and the Pelicans by himself in the first quarter and never let off the gas in the Sixers' 100-82 win. By Jessica Camerato
Redick calls attention to Fultz's shot 'a little obsessive'
Interest in Markelle Fultz's shot is obviously very high. But is it too much?
Atlanta Hawks, Marco Belinelli
Sixers trade target will have contract bought out
The Sixers may end up adding a shooter after all, as one of their trade targets is in the process of being bought out. By Corey Seidman
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, LeBron James, Cavs
Sixers one of the favorites to land LeBron
If you think the Sixers have a real shot at landing LeBron James this offseason, now would be the time to place a bet. By Corey Seidman
A vague update on Markelle Fultz
Markelle Fultz may end up missing the rest of the season. Bryan Colangelo addressed the confusing situation Friday. By Jessica Camerato
Boston Celtics, NBA, Kyrie Irving
Celtics survive to remain atop East
We recap Thursday's top NBA action, including the Celtics battling for a 110-104 win over the Wizards to remain alone atop the Eastern Conference standings.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons snubbed for All-Star Game again
Kemba Walker, not Ben Simmons, will take Kristaps Porzingis' spot on Team Lebron in the All-Star Game. By Noah Levick 
Philadelphia Sixers, Tyreke Evans, Lebron James, Dario Saric
Sixers stand pat, but still impacted by trade deadline moves
Though the Sixers didn't make an moves before the trade deadline, a flurry of trades by the Cavaliers impact the team. By Jessica Camerato 
Richaun Holmes, Tyreke Evans, Dewayne Dedmon, NBA trade deadline
Sixers trade deadline rumor tracker
Today is the Eagles parade but it's also the NBA trade deadline. Here's the latest news and rumors regarding the Sixers. By Corey Seidman
Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, LeBron James, Cavs
LeBron to the rescue for struggling Cavaliers
LeBron James had a crucial block and the deciding jump shot at the buzzer in the Cavaliers' 140-138 OT win over the Timberwolves. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
NBA, Rodney Hood, Tyreke Evans, Marco Belinelli
Who could Sixers add at trade deadline?
With the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, Brett Brown and the Sixers may look for a shot in the arm as the playoff push heats up. By Jessica Camerato
Lou Williams isn't coming back to the Sixers
The Clippers guard, who had been linked to the Sixers, reportedly signed a three-year extension on Wednesday. 
OK, *now* Ben Simmons should really be an All-Star
To be honest, I didn't think Simmons should have been an All-Star this year — at least not initially. By Andrew Unterberger
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Super amount of pressure now on young Sixers
The Sixers opened a homestand with a 115-102 victory as they now feel more pressure to succeed after the Eagles' Super Bowl win. By Jessica Camerato
New York Knicks, NBA, Kristaps Porzingis
Bucks cruise after Knicks suffer devastating injury
We recap Tuesday's top NBA action, including the Bucks rolling to a 103-89 win over the Knicks after Kristaps Porzingis suffered a torn left ACL.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz
Fultz hopes 'long journey' leads back to square 1
Markelle Fultz spoke about his injury status with TNT on Tuesday and said that despite the slow progress, he is still trusting the plan. By Matt Haughton
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Sixers pull out the fire extinguishers at home
Ben Simmons and the Sixers opened up a five-game homestand with a 115-102 victory over the Wizards, who had won five in a row. By Jessica Camerato
Eagles to ring bell at tonight's Sixers' game
Continuing their Super Bowl championship tour, a few of the Eagles will be ringing the bell tonight at the Sixers' game. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers a 'frontrunner' to land perimeter scorer
With the trade deadline approaching, the Sixers are reportedly considered a "frontrunner" to land Chester native Tyreke Evans. By Paul Hudrick
Washington Wizards, NBA, Bradley Beal
John Wall-less Wizards streaking into Philadelphia
Bradley Beal helped guide the Wizards to another win, this one a 111-102 victory over the Pacers. That and more
Joel Embiid, Justin Anderson, Philadelphia 76ers, Super Bowl LII
Embiid, Anderson recount 'insane' Super Bowl experience
Joel Embiid and Justin Anderson still can't believe they went to the Super Bowl, which offered a glimpse of what could be. By Jessica Camerato
Horford nails Super Bowl Sunday buzzer-beater
Al Horford's fadeaway jumper at the buzzer gave the Celtics the win over the Trail Blazers Sunday. That and more from best of NBA.    
Pistons gain ground on Sixers for 8th seed
Andre Drummond had 23 points and 20 rebounds, and Blake Griffin made a key 3-pointer late to lift the Pistons past the Heat
Embiid's 1st career back-to-back yields mixed bag
Joel Embiid scored 24 points in 34 minutes in his first back-to-back, but also committed seven turnovers in a Sixers loss to Indiana. By Scott Held
Bad 4th quarter dooms Sixers this time around
The Sixers hung with the Pacers through three quarters but fell apart in the fourth for the second straight game in a 100-92 loss to Indiana. By Scott Held
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Embiid enters final hurdle to 'feel like an NBA player'
Joel Embiid helped the Sixers notch a 103-97 win over Miami as the center now moves on to the last step of his first back-to-back set. By Jessica Camerato
'Normal' 7-foot All-Star headed to Super Bowl
Joel Embiid will be going to Super Bowl LII on Sunday, and he wants to have a typical fan experience at the game. By Jessica Camerato 
Mitchell scores 40 in blowout Jazz win
The Jazz won their fourth straight game — a 129-97 win over the Suns — behind a standout performance from rookie Donovan Mitchell. That and more from Friday's top NBA action.   
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Milestone night for Brett Brown has a familiar feel
The Sixers picked up win No. 100 for Brett Brown with a 103-97 victory over the Heat, but not before nearly blowing another massive lead. By Jessica Camerato
Lou Williams, Los Angeles Clippers
Sixers interested in Lou Williams — should they make a trade?
The Sixers are reportedly interested in trading for Lou Williams, which would fix some issues but at a cost. Is it worth it? By Corey Seidman
Detroit Pistons, NBA, Blake Griffin
Blake Griffin does it all in Pistons debut
Blake Griffin put on a show in his Pistons debut as the team edged the Grizzlies for a 104-102 win. That and more from Thursday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid adds to packed All-Star weekend
Joel Embiid was named as a participant for the Taco Bells Skills Challenge to add to his already jam-packed All-Star weekend. By Matt Haughton
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons will have one crowded trophy case
For the second time in three months, Ben Simmons is your Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month. By Jessica Camerato
Phoenix Suns, NBA, Isaiah Canaan
Ex-Sixer Canaan suffers gruesome injury in Suns' win
We look at Wednesday's action from around the NBA, including former Sixers guard Isaiah Canaan suffering a gruesome left ankle injury in the Suns' 102-88 win over the Mavs.
Brooklyn Nets, NBA, Spencer Dinwiddie
Sixers forget basic element of basketball in Brooklyn
The Sixers couldn't stop anyone Wednesday night as their defense struggled in a 116-108 loss to the Nets to end their road trip. By Jessica Camerato
Brooklyn Nets, NBA, D'Angelo Russell
Sixers' castoffs get the last laugh in Brooklyn
In a battle of familiar faces, the Sixers couldn't contain the Nets' offense during a 116-108 loss to finish off their four-game road trip. By Jessica Camerato
Rasual Butler, La Salle Explorers, San Antonio Spurs
Former La Salle standout, NBA vet Rasual Butler dies in crash
Former La Salle great and 13-year NBA veteran Rasual Butler died in a car crash Wednesday morning in California.
Tyreke Evans, Memphis Grizzlies
Sixers considering trade for hometown scorer
The Sixers have reportedly expressed interest in trading for Grizzlies swingman and Chester native Tyreke Evans. By Matt Haughton 
Sixers will be all about the Birds Friday night
The Sixers will support the Eagles with "Brotherly Love" Night on Friday, giving away shirts to the first 10,000 fans. By Jessica Camerato 
Sixers expect 2 guards to return vs. Nets
The Sixers are expecting to have two key shooters return Wednesday night against the Nets. By Jessica Camerato
Will Kevin Love's injury open All-Star spot for Ben Simmons?
A look at Ben Simmons' top competition in replacing injured Kevin Love in the All-Star Game. By Corey Seidman
Houston Rockets, NBA, James Harden
James Harden makes NBA history with offensive explosion
We recap Tuesday's top NBA action, including James Harden recording the league's first 60-point triple-double in the Rockets' 114-107 win over the Magic.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Simmons misses out on ASG again ... for now?
Sixers rookie Ben Simmons wasn't named an All-Star replacement for John Wall, but yet another spot could be opening up soon. By Matt Haughton
Sixers set for 'weird' double reunion in Brooklyn
Wednesday will be a double reunion for the Sixers when they face two former teammates, Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas, in Brooklyn. By Jessica Camerato
Ben Simmons still has a chance to be an All-Star
The Wizards on Tuesday announced John Wall will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, which will cause him to miss extended time, including the All-Star Game.
Sixers finally lose a first half (and then a whole basketball game)
The Sixers had won 11 consecutive first halves ... until last night.
Boston Celtics, NBA, Kyrie Irving
Celtics survive near-dramatic finish against Nuggets
We recap Monday's top NBA action, including the Celtics surviving a close call for a 111-110 road win over the Nuggets.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Dario Saric
Sixers' 3-point shooting doesn't make trip to Milwaukee
The Sixers didn't pack their three-point shooting for Milwaukee as they made just 2 of 26 attempts from long range in a 107-95 loss. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Robert Covington
Sixers get unpleasant look at a freak of nature
The Sixers didn't face Giannis Antetokounmpo earlier this month, but they saw plenty of the "Greek Freak" in a 107-95 loss to the Bucks. By Jessica Camerato
L.A. Clippers, NBA, Blake Griffin
Pistons turn up heat on Sixers chase with blockbuster
The Pistons are clearly in the hunt to catch the Sixers for the last playoff spot in the East by acquiring Blake Griffin, but an even bigger domino could fall later. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz, Brett Brown
Brett Brown defends Markelle Fultz from false report
After ESPN broadcasters suggested during Sunday's game that Markelle Fultz's injury is in his head, Brett Brown fired back. By Matt Haughton
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers, 76ers
Joel Embiid sits vs. Bucks, but there's also good news
Joel Embiid did not play against the Bucks Monday, but the Sixers do plan to play him in their back-to-back later in the week. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers-Thunder is becoming one of the NBA's best random rivalries
Embiid had a monster jam over Westbrook but OKC had the last staredown.
More Sixers vs. Thunder, please
The Sixers-Thunder game Sunday night lived up to its expectations and left us all wanting more. Is the season series really over? By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers' stars outshined in OKC
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were strong, but Russell Westbrook and OKC's stars proved too much for the Sixers in a 122-112 loss. By Jessica Camerato
Embiid closer to fulfilling 'missing part of my NBA career'
Joel Embiid has been told by the Sixers he's available to play in the second half of the back-to-back Monday at Milwaukee. By Jessica Camerato
Thunder win 7th straight but starter goes down ahead of Sixers rematch
Andre Roberson reportedly ruptured his patellar tendon in a Thunder victory. That and more from Saturday's best NBA action.  
Embiid ready to show NBA’s best how to talk trash
In his first All-Star Game, Joel Embiid is excited to learn from his teammates while showcasing his skills and big personality. By Jessica Camerato 
Sixers-Thunder rematch could get chippy
With the Sixers losing a heated triple-overtime thriller in their first matchup with the Thunder, you'll want to watch Sunday's rematch. By Matt Haughton 
TLC helps Sixers strangle life out of Spurs
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot helped elevate the Sixers' defense in a drubbing of the Spurs. By Andrew Unterberger
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
San Antonio no longer house of horrors for new Sixers
The Sixers entered Friday with a 13-game skid in San Antonio, but a new mentality carried them to a 97-78 road win over the Spurs. By Jessica Camerato
DeMarcus Cousins reportedly suffers torn Achilles
We recap Friday's top NBA action, including DeMarcus Cousins reportedly tearing his left Achilles tendon in the Pelicans' 115-113 win over the Rockets.
Sixers haven't done this in 14 years
The Sixers smothered the Spurs during a 97-78 win on Friday night for their first victory in San Antonio since Jan. 3, 2004. By Jessica Camerato
Head or shoulder? Markelle Fultz saga more confusing every day
Few updates. Ugly shots on video. Cryptic comments from the organization. The Markelle Fultz saga gets more confusing by the day. By Rob Ellis
The Markelle Fultz shooting update you didn't expect
Watch Markelle Fultz nail a beautiful trick shot after Sixers shootaround in San Antonio. By Jessica Camerato
Sacramento Kings, NBA, De'Aaron Fox
Fox goes dunk hunting in final seconds for Kings' win
We recap Thursday's top NBA action, including the Kings notching an 89-88 comeback over the Heat on rookie De'Aaron Fox's last-second dunk.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Embiid will be Curry's teammate ... for one night
During the NBA's inaugural All-Star draft, first-time starter Joel Embiid was selected as a member of Team Stephen. By Matt Haughton
Boston Celtics, NBA, Kyrie Irving
Celtics put an end to season-long losing skid
The Celtics regained their form to notch a 113-102 win over the Clippers and snap their four-game skid. That and more from Wednesday's top NBA action.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Simmons does 'hardest thing to guard' in triple-double effort
On Australian Heritage Night, Ben Simmons showed why his coach said he'll be the nation's best player ever in the Sixers' 115-101 win. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons
Sixers introduce Bulls to Australian rules
Ben Simmons put on a show on Australian Heritage Night with his fifth triple-double in the Sixers' 115-101 win over the Bulls. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers bringing international flavor to All-Star weekend
A trio of Sixers — Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Dario Saric — were named as participants for Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars during All-Star weekend. By Matt Haughton
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron hits milestone but Cavs' woes continue
LeBron James became the youngest player ever with 30,000 career points, but the Cavs lost to the Spurs, 114-102. Here's a recap of Tuesday's action around NBA.
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
Joel Embiid will fly solo for All-Star Game
The NBA All-Star Game reserves were announced Tuesday night and it turns out Joel Embiid will be the only Sixers player in the contest.
Larry Drew, Philadelphia Sixers
Circumstances lead to new Sixer, rotation changes
A shorthanded backcourt has changed things for the Sixers and produced the return of Larry Drew II on Tuesday. By Jessica Camerato
Sixers suffer predictable letdown loss in Memphis
You could see this one coming a mile away.
Cousins posts historic triple-double in double-overtime win
DeMarcus Cousins notched 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 rebounds in the Pelicans' victory. That and more from Monday's best NBA action.  
Sixers' loss falls on Brown? No, his stars went missing
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons both played subpar games in Monday's 105-101 loss to Memphis, exposing the Sixers' numerous flaws. By Noah Levick
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
Sixers take ugly turn for the worse
The Sixers turned the ball over 24 times Monday and blew a 15-point lead in a 105-101 loss to the Grizzlies. By Noah Levick
This month going a lot better than expected for Sixers
What looked like was going to be a daunting stretch for the Sixers has turned into one of the team's more impressive stretches this season. By Andrew Unterberger
Sixers rearrange schedule because of Eagles fever
With the NFC Championship Game in mind, the Sixers adjusted their schedule to ensure they'll be in Memphis in time for the big game. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers, 76ers
Joel Embiid throws shade at Bucks owner
The self-proclaimed Social Media King strikes again.
Rockets beat Warriors in battle of West's best
Chris Paul and the Rockets topped the Warriors in their final regular season matchup. That and more in Saturday's Best of NBA.   
Sixers buck trend in win over Milwaukee
After having a 16-point lead vanish Saturday vs. the Bucks, the Sixers bounced back with a 13-0 fourth-quarter run to win, 116-94. By Jessica Camerato
Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Giannis Antetokounmpo
All-Star sidelined for Sixers' game vs. Bucks
Those looking forward to seeing Ben Simmons square off with Giannis Antetokounmpo tonight will have to wait. By Jessica Camerato
Toronto Raptors, NBA, Jonas Valanciunas, Kyle Lowry
Raptors continue to take care of business at home
We recap Friday's top NBA action, including the Raptors' 86-83 win over the Spurs to improve to 17-3 at home.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Is a rival upset with Embiid's ASG starter nod?
Joel Embiid earned a starting spot in the NBA All-Star Game, but not everyone was happy about the Sixers' big man getting the honor. By Matt Haughton
A banner Thursday for Sixers fans
Sixers fans were validated two-fold on TNT Thursday night.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
Behind the scenes of Embiid's 1st All-Star selection
Joel Embiid was named a starter for the All-Star Game on Thursday, but the big man was sure to share the accomplishment with his team. By Jessica Camerato
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers
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
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid, Rihanna
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
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
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?"
Kyrie Irving, Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, Boston Celtics
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.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz
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.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, JJ Redick
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.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid, JJ Redick
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.
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Joel Embiid
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.
Philadelphia76ers, NBA, Sixers, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid
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