76ers rest starters ahead of playoffs, beat Bulls 125-109

Basketball 04/10/19, 21:19

Jonathon Simmons scored 20 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 125-109 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.In preparation for the playoffs, the 76ers rested all five starters, and star center Joel Embiid's status for the opener is in question.Philadelphia, ...

Embiid may miss 76ers’ playoff opener with knee issue

Basketball 04/10/19, 19:53

Joel Embiid's achy left knee may prevent the All-Star from playing in the Philadelphia 76ers' playoff opener.General manager Elton Brand said Wednesday that Embiid was expected to play in the postseason, but added it was "possible" the 7-foot center wouldn't be ready for the first game. Embiid sat out Wednesday's ...

NBA opening investigation of Simmons-Johnson meeting request

Basketball 02/11/19, 16:11

The NBA is going to investigate whether league rules were broken when Philadelphia's Ben Simmons inquired about meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson for playing tips.League spokesman Mike Bass said Monday that the league will look at the matter. Johnson revealed over the weekend that Simmons expressed a ...

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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