Brown’s hot seat actually quite cool as 76ers stand pat

Sports 05/14/19, 11:12

Josh Harris is a billionaire and he if wants to shuttle between New York and the Philadelphia 76ers headquarters in New Jersey on a helicopter, the team owner can do it with ease. If Harris wants to pay $45 million for his luxury home, he can spend pocket change on ...

76ers leave Brown in limbo following crushing Game 7 loss

Basketball 05/13/19, 11:38

Brett Brown survived a 10-win season to steer the Philadelphia 76ers toward the top of the Eastern Conference. Brown's chances of returning for a seventh season as coach are on the rocks following back-to-back 50-win campaigns.So it goes in Philly, where patience with the Process has worn thin. The Sixers ...

Double trouble: Pair of Game 7s await to end Round 2

Sports 05/11/19, 15:05

Kyle Lowry was talking in Toronto on Saturday, discussing any number of topics, offering eloquent answers to every question that came his way. His last sentence was all that really needed to be said."Nothing matters," the Raptors guard said, "but Game 7."There may be nothing better in sports than a ...

76ers, Butler look to maintain home-court against Raptors

Sports 05/01/19, 15:51

Jimmy Butler has been the adult in the gym for the 76ers.Figuratively speaking of course.That is Philadelphia coach Brett Brown's way of saying that Butler has delivered when the Sixers really needed him. The four-time All-Star was clutch in the 76ers taking home-court advantage from Toronto with 30 points, 11 ...

How to slow Leonard? 76ers’ Brown knows it won’t be easy

Basketball 04/28/19, 11:55

Philadelphia is already in trouble in its Eastern Conference semifinal series against Toronto, and 76ers coach Brett Brown might be one of the biggest reasons why.It's not that Brown made coaching mistakes in Game 1.Instead, he might have not made enough mistakes in 2012 and 2013.Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett ...

76ers season has gone south with each visit to Toronto

Basketball 04/24/19, 01:32

The 76ers have gone south in Toronto.Sixers coach Brett Brown wants the season series to come with an asterisk.Sure, the Raptors went 3-1 against the Sixers, but Philadelphia has evolved thanks to a pair of splashy trades this season that could skew the perception that Toronto has been the dominant ...

Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers’ Game 4 vs Nets

Sports 04/19/19, 16:55

The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets.Embiid has been bothered by a sore left knee, but was able to play in the first two games of the series. He warmed up before Game 3 on Thursday night ...

Game of Phones: 76ers get blown call on bench in blowout

Basketball 04/13/19, 19:04

How's this for a blown call: Amir Johnson was busted showing Philadelphia 76ers All-Star teammate Joel Embiid his cellphone on the bench late in a Game 1 playoff loss.Johnson was caught by TV cameras sitting on the bench and scrolling through his phone late in the fourth quarter and the ...

Sixers keep Embiid home from 3-game trip to rest left knee

Sports 03/30/19, 18:44

The Philadelphia 76ers have decided to rest All-Star center Joel Embiid during their three-game trip for precaution with the playoffs approaching.Coach Brett Brown said before the Sixers played at Minnesota on Saturday that Embiid stayed home as part of the team's plan for "load management" on the left knee that ...

Embiid has 21 points, 17 rebounds, leads 76ers past Kings

Basketball 03/15/19, 20:37

Joel Embiid had 21 points and 17 rebounds and made some big plays on both ends of the court late in the fourth quarter, Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Sacramento Kings 123-114 on Friday night.Tobias Harris and JJ Redick each added 19 points and ...

76ers All-Star C Embiid out a week with sore left knee

Basketball 02/20/19, 14:20

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid will miss at least a week with a sore left knee.Embiid underwent an MRI on Tuesday, which revealed no structural damage, and he will undergo physical therapy until he is evaluated again next week.The 24-year-old Embiid is averaging 27.3 points and 13.5 rebounds in ...

Embiid leads 76ers to 121-93 rout of Harden, Rockets

Basketball 01/21/19, 22:52

Joel Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender James Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93 on Monday night.Harden, selected Western Conference player of the week on Monday, finished with 37 points — giving him 20 straight games with at least 30.Philadelphia ...

Shamet, Embiid lead 76ers to 132-115 rout of Wizards

Basketball 01/08/19, 21:28

Rookie Landry Shamet made eight 3-pointers and scored 29 points, both career-highs, and Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 132-115 rout of the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.Jimmy Butler added 20 points and Ben Simmons had 19 points, nine assists and ...

Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers past Mavericks, 106-100

Basketball 01/05/19, 22:10

Joel Embiid had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and Ben Simmons had 20 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in the Philadelphia 76ers' 106-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.Embiid hit two key free throws late for Philadelphia, which was without Jimmy Butler for the second straight game ...

Brown: Butler wasn’t disrespectful when questioning role

Sports 01/05/19, 20:39

Philadelphia coach Brett Brown denied a report that Jimmy Butler was disrespectful while questioning his role in the 76ers offense.A report published on Friday said that Butler recently challenged Brown in a disrespectful way and wants to be utilized differently in the coach's offensive scheme.Brown dismissed the report before Saturday's ...

76ers’ Fultz set to sit out until right shoulder examined

Basketball 11/20/18, 16:04

Markelle Fultz won't play for the Philadelphia 76ers until his troublesome right shoulder is examined by a specialist on Monday.Fultz, the No. 1 pick of the 2017 draft, added another curious chapter to an injury-plagued career when his representatives informed the Sixers on Tuesday that the guard would be examined ...

Russell scores 21, Nets defeat sloppy Sixers 122-97

Basketball 11/04/18, 22:10

D'Angelo Russell snapped out of a slump with 13 of his 21 points in the second half, and the Brooklyn Nets kept the sloppy Philadelphia 76ers winless on the road with a 122-97 victory on Sunday night.The 76ers committed 28 turnovers, most in the NBA this season, leading to 39 ...

Fultz could be the key for 76ers to take step toward title

Sports 10/10/18, 12:44

Brett Brown made the bold decree that the Philadelphia 76ers would be "star hunting " this summer.Hope the Sixers coach made some nice trips to the local observatory.The only stars the Sixers saw this summer were the ones that passed them by on the way to joining other teams. LeBron ...

From G League to GM, 76ers turn franchise over to Brand

Sports 09/20/18, 13:32

Only two years out of the NBA, Elton Brand is set to return to the league as a 39-year-old general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers.For a franchise that underwent the painful "Process" for a few seasons and had its last GM caught up in a Twitter scandal, a youth movement ...

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